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Recipe Finder: Cafeteria-style peanut butter cookies are pleasantly old school

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Jessica Wright of Ellicott City, Md., was in search of the recipe for a peanut butter cookie like the one she remembers from her school days in Harford County's public schools. She said that when she was a student there in the late 1970s and early '80s, the cafeteria served the best peanut butter cookies.

The cookies were very large and each ...Read more

Recipe Finder: Cold sausage pie is simple and comforting

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Tom Maher of Baltimore wrote years ago looking for a recipe for making a cold sausage pie. He had misplaced his copy of the recipe but thought it might have been published in The Baltimore Sun around 30 years ago.

Sometimes it takes quite a while for recipes to surface, and just recently I received an email from a reader who came across Maher's...Read more

Recipe Finder: Pecan pie

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Nancy Eakin of Linthicum, Md., was in search of the recipe for the Cacao Lane pie that was served at the restaurant of the same name in Ellicott City back in the 1970s and '80s. She said the pie, made with pecans, coconut and raisins, and was absolutely divine and she has never tasted anything quite like it.

Connie Crabtree-Burritt, Baltimore ...Read more

Recipe Finder: Ricotta cookies are a great holiday treat

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Katherine Smith of Sister, Ore., was looking for a recipe for ricotta cookies. She said her mother used to make them around the holidays, but her recipe has disappeared.

Wendy Sutula of Jessup, Md., sent in a recipe she clipped from the December 1996 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine. She said she makes these Italian-style cookies every ...Read more

Recipe Finder: Chicken and wild rice pinwheels perfect for a crowd

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Anne West of Ruxton, Md., was looking for the recipe for a chicken roulade that she was served at a gathering not long ago. She said the boneless chicken breast was stuffed with a mixture of wild rice, tomato, spinach and most likely other ingredients, then rolled and baked with a sauce. The finished chicken was sliced into pinwheels to serve. ...Read more


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