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By Roy Kelley
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Coconut Cake, A Sweet Fixation In Kentlands The Cooking & Eating section of today’s issue of The Wall Street Journal includes an article titled THE OBSESSION: COCONUT CAKE. The Obsessor is Roseanne Cash, the Grammy winning musician.  "I never met one I didn't like," said Rosanne Cash, daughter of...

By Roy Kelley
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Have you read “Unbroken”? I try to read an average of a book a week.  Fortunately, my wife Dolores keeps me supplied with great books.  Recently, Dolores read “Unbroken” (2010) by Laura Hillenbrand and suggested it to me.  It is an excellent book, and I recommend it for your holiday reading list....

By Roy Kelley
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Orange Mincemeat Squares With just weeks to make the decision, we continue with the question of what kind of cookies should be left for Santa on Christmas Eve.  We want to make sure that Santa will be pleased and a taste test is the best way to decide.  Also, there are good reasons to practice an...

By Roy Kelley
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Follow Your Passion On Saturday, Dolores and I attended the annual Holiday Gift Mart at the First Baptist Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This is a large show and much local talent is on display.  We were delighted to see Burt Lancaster and his wife Carolyn at one of the exhibits.  Burt is a lo...

By Roy Kelley
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Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Pistachio Apricot Cookies One of the important questions at this time of the year is to decide what type of cookies to leave for Santa on Christmas Eve.  Everybody seems to have their own ideas as to which cookies will be Santa’s favorites.  The prudent thing for us to do...

By Roy Kelley
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Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies I was studying the Food section of The Washington Post on this rainy morning in Maryland and one of the recipes caught my attention. I love coconut and chocolate so how could anyone go wrong by baking Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies. Give the recipe a try and let...

By Roy Kelley
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December's Season Of Celebrations & Sharing - Kentlands Holiday Party Holiday Party featuring Santa and Carriage Rides set for December 10The KCA will be celebrating the season with a Kentlands Holiday Party on Saturday, December 10th from 6 pm to 9 pm.  Santa will be on hand, so don't forget you...

By Roy Kelley
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18 Top Agents Join RE/MAX Realty Group in the Last 30 Days! The Best Agents Keep Coming to Realty Group!   Have You Ever Wondered Why? RE/MAX Realty Group announced that it added 18 top agents in the last 30 days. The company, which celebrated its 25th anniversary on November 6, is home to more ...

By Roy Kelley
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Autumn Flowers in Colonial Williamsburg Dolores and I spent a five day Thanksgiving weekend in Colonial Williamsburg. One of the first places we visited was the historic Powell House and grounds.  Flowers were still blooming in the gardens.  The holiday season is a wonderful time to visit Colonia...

By Roy Kelley
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Colonial Williamsburg Kitchen and Garden Dolores and I always enjoy visits to Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. The Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday periods are a wonderful time to visit because all of the decorations are on display. These pictures were taken on Thanksgiving day when many of o...

By Roy Kelley
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DeletedGaithersburg Pink Dahlia in Kentlands.  Photograph by Roy Kelley.Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

By Roy Kelley
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Rare Birds in Colonial Williamsburg In the 18 century, there were billions of passenger pigeons in North America and those in the north migrated to Virginia and North Carolina for the winter. Squab was one of the favorite meals in Colonial Williamsburg. Doves and pigeons were delicious and young ...

By Roy Kelley
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Colonial Williamsburg Holiday Decorations Dolores and I always enjoy visits to Colonial Williamsburg.  The Thanksgiving and Christmas season is a wonderful time to visit and enjoy the holiday decorations.  All of the wreaths are made of natural materials and they follow traditional themes for the...

By Roy Kelley
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Holiday Safety Tips Notice From Kentlands  Neighborhood Watch James Hubbard jhubb00@verizon.net Montgomery County, Maryland Police Offer Holiday Season Safety Tips As the holiday season approaches, and in light of the three recent kidnapping and robbery incidents at the Westfield Wheaton shopping...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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The Last Dahlias of the Season Dahlias have added to the colors of autumn in Kentlands and it is sad that the beautiful blooms in our home garden are now gone for the season.  We turn to our photographs for fond memories of the images that gave us much pleasure. Now, we seek the new colors of the...

By Roy Kelley
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Gaithersburg Ski Club Open to Middle, High School Students  Middle and high school students in Gaithersburg are invited to join the Gaithersburg Ski Club.  Purchase a Night Club Card, and take advantage of great skiing opportunities at Ski Liberty and Ski Whitetail every Saturday in January and F...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Delicious Simple Plum Crumble Recipe 8-10 ripe plums 4-5 Tbsp. sugar Chilled cream, to serve   For the crumble topping: ½ stick plus 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter, chilled and cubed 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour           A pinch of salt ¼ cup sugar A medium ovenproof dish, buttered Preheat the oven to ...

By Roy Kelley
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White Chrysanthemum IMG_0193 at Brookside Gardens 11/25/11 Dolores and I always enjoy visits to Brookside Gardens in the Wheaton Regional Park in Montgomery County, Maryland.  When you visit, be sure to have your camera in hand. Take a look at their website for the current events, exhibits and ed...

By Roy Kelley
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Baby Gorilla at the National Zoo 11/23/11 It is fun to photograph animals and a special treat to photograph the young ones. Take time to visit a zoo, with camera in hand, and spend a few hours for personal enjoyment.  We are fortunate to be within an easy driving distance to the National Zoo in W...

By Roy Kelley
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                    Courtesy of www.straightfromthefarm.net  Visit their website for additional pictures     and more receipes. http://straightfromthefarm.net/2009/08/24/from-the-archives-beet-cake/ CHOCOLATE BEET CAKE 1 C. margarine, softened, divided1 1/2 C. packed dark brown sugar3 eggs at ro...

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