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Recipe Finder: Guacamole is all about the avocado

Valerie Heegard of Bend, Ore., has been hunting for a great guacamole recipe for some time. She said her sister-in-law had a delicious one, made with sour cream and perhaps cream cheese, but she died years ago and Heegard never got her recipe.

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Recipe Finder: Chocolate chip layer cake

Madeline Meushaw of Baltimore was in search of a good recipe for a chocolate chip layer cake made from scratch. She has lost her recipe for the cake and was hoping a reader would be able to help her out.

Somewhat surprisingly, I did not receive ...

Recipe Finder: Carmen's Greek-style dressing

Jack Ziegler of Baltimore was searching for the recipe for the continental salad that was served at the long-closed Carmen's restaurant on 25th Street in Baltimore. He took his future wife there on their first date, and the restaurant was always ...

Recipe Finder: Nutritious cream of broccoli soup

Becky Holborn of Castle Rock, Wash., was in search of the recipe for the cream of broccoli soup from the Spaghetti Works & Deli in Longview, Wash. She said the original owner, Dolores Rasmussen, was very hands-on and oversaw all the wonderful home...

Recipe Finder: Chop suey

Marc Neermann of Norcross, Ga., was looking for a recipe for chop suey like his grandmother made in the 1950s or early 1960s. The main ingredients, as far as he and his mother can recall, were beef and possibly pork, bead molasses, bean sprouts, ...

Recipe Finder: Hess sugar cookies

Sharon Birnie of Finksburg, Md., was in search of the recipe for the sugar cookies that were sold at the now-closed Hess Country Store in Reisterstown, Md. She said the cookies were rolled and dusted with sugar and that they were very crunchy and ...