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    Gobs: A Tribute to the North

    Most people call them “Whoopie Pies”, but where I’m from, they’re “Gobs.” Gobs of chocolate and gobs of cream, gobs of deliciousness, and gobs of memories. The sight of a Gob does more than make my mouth water. It invokes a flood of sweet childhood memories like the elation of toddling into a kitchen to find Mom baking them, and seeing all those chocolate cookies lying eye level across the table. Or Mom setting aside that last little bit of dough for me to use in my Easy Bake Oven. And tea parties with the people remodeling our house always included Gobs. In fact, I thought Mom made them just…

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    Super Easy, Super Soft Pan Rolls

                     I have a large purse that I don’t always carry, but I make sure to carry it with me when we dine at the family buffet restaurant, Golden Corral. Why? Well… they serve THE most incredible rolls there. BIG, SOFT, FLUFFY, BUTTERY HOT rolls. The very thought of them sends a thrill through my body. The reason why I take my big purse is because I often load my plate so high with those rolls (big eyes, you see) and at the end of our time there, I cannot bear to leave those extra beauties behind. My stomach is too full to store them… so they must be wrapped…

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    Pumpkin Cookie & Cream Cheese Icing

    I always look forward to autumn. The temperature is always perfect, whether it’s crisp and cool or those last golden rays of sunshine wrapping you in their warmth before the winter descends upon us. Pumpkins and mums decorate porch steps every few houses. The bright blue skies are painted with the radiant colors of shimmering foliage. The giant hillside tree marks the points of the season as orange slowly migrates over the green from the very top to the very bottom. Once the orange hits those bottom leaves, the top of the tree begins to bald, and the baldness migrates through the tree, until its emptiness declares winter has all…