When Jocelyn and I made the final version of these cookies last night, four people ate them all in ten minutes flat.  :-) cookies
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I presented versions of several desserts in progress at our Easter feast — this one was definitely a hit.  If you really, really like bitter dark chocolate, you can use cocoa powder straight up; for a sweeter-tasting version with a brighter taste, you can use some carob powder, too. no-sugar mousse
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So, it turns out we don’t need to be as strict about cutting out dairy as we do about cutting out, say, sugar and grains, which have demonstrably made my sister and me both sick at this point.  You can expect me to go on an oh-wait-I-can-use-dairy-again-really-let’s-get-cracking! spree for a while as a result, and here’s the first finished recipe:  waffles.  :-) grain-free waffles
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Jocelyn’s posted before about how to make wassail, a wonderful wintry drink made of spicy fruit juices.  So, you know, naturally, I’m posting a new, low-sugar version in April, which in Texas is nice warm weather even in the wake of polar vortexes.  :-) low-sugar wassail
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