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Real Estate Happenings in the Oro Valley and Tucson Arizona areas with special attention to communities in Catalina Foothills, Oro Valley, and Marana AZ. Written and Edited by Chris K. Canfield, REALTOR with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tucson, Arizona
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Secret Recipe Revealed - Rita's Chocolate Cake This recipe is a favorite of the extended Canfield family.  My cousins in Virginia refer to it as RCC.  When my cousin got married, a woman named Rita was attended the gathering, and she quickly found out that she was a celebrity.  "Not THE Rita?!" w...
12/19/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Key Lime Cake I have to be honest.  This is my favorite cake.  I always hope that whenever a birthday comes along, it will be the cake chosen.  I always know it will be MY birthday cake.  It can be done as a bundt cake, but as I love my butter cream frosting, my wife alwa...
12/16/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Lunchbox Apple Cake As you can see from the title, this is a cake that you are supposed to be able to take in your lunchbox (was there ever a day when that was done?).  This is a very tasty recipe, but in my view, the only reason for cake of any kind is to support frostin...
12/14/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - First Place Chicken Casserole Okay, so I have never actually had this made with Chicken!  I think my mom found this recipe in a newspaper or magazine, and my wife adopted it as a leftover turkey user.  This is one of the reasons the leftover turkey is a must-have in our h...
12/13/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Curry Pâté Have you ever noticed how some of the simplest "recipes" are the biggest hits?  My wife and I were invited to a New Year's Eve Party when we first moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, back in 1985, and while there were all kinds of fancy treats, the biggest hit w...
12/12/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Pecan Pie My brother absolutely loves Pecan Pie.  As my wife and both children are allergic to pecans (and other tree nuts), we don't have this in the house unless my brother is visiting.  It is a very tasty moist version of a pie that can be done very wrong. Mom's Pecan ...
12/11/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Holiday Meatballs Here is a great recipe to take to a party that used to be included in every Smörgåsbord I attended growing up.  My Aunt Martha's parents came to this country from Sweden, and the food her mother ("Tant Agnes") cooked for gatherings was out of this world...
12/09/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Cheese Tarts So you have been invited to a holiday gathering and asked to bring a desert?  Want one that will be quite easy to make but enjoyed by all?  The following recipe was a favorite growing up . . . rather like miniature cheesecakes. Cheese Tarts 1 pkg. cream chees...
12/09/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Stuffing Stuffing is an absolutely personal preference.  I hear of families getting into battles over "the right kind of stuffing."  I don't know how this stuffing would hold up in another family's contest, but this recipe has been handed down through my wife's mother's s...
12/08/2011
Secret Recipe Revealed - Breakfast Casserole In case you haven't picked up on it from my posts, my wife, kids, and I are all about traditions.  And what is one of the biggest traditions having to do with holidays?  Food.  As the kids grew up, it seemed that a new food was added to the "traditiona...
12/07/2011
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