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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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I made these chocolate peppermint cookies for tea at Leith Hall last week and Bill from Absecon paid me a great compliment. He said that they were the best chocolate cookies he had ever had, and he doesn’t even like … Continue reading

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Chocolate Valentine’s Day at Leith Hall in Cape May

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Chocolate Valentine’s Day at Leith Hall in Cape May What could be more romantic than Valentine’s Day weekend in Cape May?  Valentine’s Day weekend in Cape May with chocolate, of course! We’ll be serving chocolate at breakfast and at tea, … Continue reading

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LEITH HALL’S LOVEABLE LUXURY POUND CAKE

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LEITH HALL’S LOVEABLE LUXURY POUND CAKE I often serve pound cakes for teatime, though seldom the simple vanilla version. Last week, our neighbor Arielle claimed that the chocolate chunk version didn’t count as the required chocolate dessert for tea. I … Continue reading

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Almond Chocolate Sandwich Cookies from Leith Hall bed and breakfast

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Our guests who just left Leith Hall bed and breakfast yesterday asked for the recipe for these almond and chocolate sandwich cookies that I served for tea – so these are for you, Stephanie and Michael von M . You … Continue reading

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Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast Chocolate Cherry Cake

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Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast Chocolate Cherry Cake I recently served this rich chocolate cherry cake at Leith Hall at teatime. Our guests asked for the recipe, so here it is. I bake it in a glass bundt pan, but … Continue reading

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LEITH HALL’S SINFULLY RICH ORANGE AND CREAM CAKE

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This past week, our guests devoured this cake and a cherry devil’s food cake at afternoon tea. They asked for the recipe for both cakes. This is the orange one, which is flavored with sour cream and orange marmalade and … Continue reading

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IT’S A MIRACLE!

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Chocolate – Miracle Food? Those of you old enough will remember the 1973 movie Sleeper, in which Woody Allen wakes up far, far, into the future and discovers that the really healthy activities are smoking cigarettes and eating ice cream. … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO CHEESECAKES

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  Jewish and Siciliano New York This cheesecake is trying to reproduce one made by an old college friend, Kenny Kleinrock’s mother. She approached the task as a scientific experiment, trying many variations ’till she found the perfect, the archetypal, … Continue reading

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CAPE MAY RASPBERRY SOUR CREAM COFFEE CAKE for Donna B.

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A recent Leith Hall b&b guest, Donna B.,  emailed me for two recipes for treats that we serve at afternoon tea. The first was Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread which was in an earlier post, and this is the … Continue reading

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Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread for Donna B.

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Recently one of our guests at Leith Hall b&b contacted me to request two recipes we serve at afternoon tea. This one, Leith Hall’s Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread, is for Donna. It has bits of crystallized ginger in … Continue reading

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