Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC (Keller Williams Capital Properties)

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John McCormack, CRS
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I certainly don't turn it down.  

Nov 07, 2015 10:30 PM
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Roy Kelley
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I love a good fruitcake and the fact that yours are home made makes the difference. I remember the days when my grandmother placed a rum soaked cloth on top of her cake in the sealed container.

Nov 08, 2015 03:03 AM
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Lise, I'm a huge fan of good fruitcake!  Oh, and bourbon balls.  I can feel my waistline expanded as I read your question.

Nov 07, 2015 10:56 PM
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Where do I get free samples.

Nov 07, 2015 10:56 PM
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Fan here!  Family tradition has always been to assemble them the day after Thanksgiving, then soak them in rum and put them in the attic (where it was cold) until closer to Christmas. Yours sound delish!  

Nov 07, 2015 10:38 PM
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Lise, on fruitcake you are swimming against the tide but kudos for wanting to do it right.

Nov 07, 2015 10:12 PM
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I love fruitcake and also the Fruitcake Lady!

Nov 07, 2015 09:48 PM
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I'm almost embarrassed to admit that I like fruitcake. I stopped making them years ago when I realized I was in a small minority, and had to eat most of them myself.

Nov 07, 2015 09:27 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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Sorry, Lise... no matter how you dress it up, I won't eat fruitcake.

Nov 07, 2015 09:17 PM
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Marco Giancola
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Hi Lise-the home made versions can be very good. I enjoy them and I bet yours are awesome! May I place an order?

Nov 07, 2015 09:11 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
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Me! Me! I want one! 

:) Since I'm fruitarian and a big fan of home made food and brandy, I will just dream about your fruit cake. Do post a picture when it is ready:) 

Nov 08, 2015 12:58 PM
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Lise,

I am not a fan.  When we first moved to the US, people brought fruitcakes for gifts that they had made for us.  It was a wonderful gesture, and my parents and I did not care for it.  I like fruit breads, like date nut bread, banana bread, etc.  

I am still open, as I did not taste yours, for all I know it is outstanding!

Nov 08, 2015 11:35 AM
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Debbie Laity
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I'm not a fruitcake fan. I never have been. Yours sounds wonderful and I would certainly give it a try. Maybe it would change my mind. 

Nov 08, 2015 11:27 AM
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Lise,
There are a lot of other desserts I like better. Kudo’s for all your effort.

Nov 08, 2015 05:59 AM
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Lise, I must confess to not being a big fan of fruitcake.

Nov 08, 2015 04:38 AM
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Lise Howe not a huge fan - though I like pineapple and strawberry cake - if it is homemade and my daughter is very good at it.

Nov 08, 2015 04:28 AM
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Tis the season to be jolly fa la la!

Yes for the homemade and mince meat pie; bring it on.

Nov 08, 2015 04:17 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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It sounds delicious. I love fruit cake.

Nov 08, 2015 03:29 AM
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if i skip the cake and go straight to the brandy does that count? :)  i would eat your fruitcake any day :)

Nov 08, 2015 03:27 AM
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Lise, fruitcakes are my favorite. 

Nov 08, 2015 01:49 AM
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I dislike fruitcake!

Nov 08, 2015 01:45 AM
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Lise -- the real stuff -- sure.   Not that plastic-like concoction masquerading as "food".  

Nov 08, 2015 12:58 AM
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Yes, If it's made from high quality ingredients and home made I'm a huge fan! 

Nov 08, 2015 12:52 AM
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I personally do not like to ruin a good brandy with fruit cake.

Nov 08, 2015 12:03 AM
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I will eat it if it is tasty..... Thanks for sharing

Sam

Nov 07, 2015 11:56 PM
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Not a fan at all.

Nov 07, 2015 11:16 PM
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Not a fan.  

Nov 07, 2015 11:09 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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there's not enough money in the world to get me to eat fruitcake.... sooo unhealthy.... not the greatest tasting.... 

Nov 07, 2015 10:56 PM
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Occasionally

Nov 07, 2015 10:46 PM
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Only if it is tasty.

Nov 07, 2015 09:39 PM
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To be honest, i have never had a home made one. Only the store brand which i can do without. Home made does sound a million times better.

Nov 07, 2015 09:11 PM
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Not a fan.

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Huge fan! My grandmother always sent me a Collins Street Bakery Fruitcake. Loved them. 

Nov 09, 2015 08:56 AM
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Good morning Lise. I'm not a fan, but after reading your description, I could become one.

Make it a great week!

Nov 08, 2015 05:34 PM
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Definately NOT a Fruitcake Fan! 

Nov 08, 2015 12:28 PM
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My extended family and friends beg me to keep sending them loaves of my Bourbon Pecan Cake each year. I'm not a regular fruitcake fan but this one wins praise from everyone. (I have to get it made by mid October to allow enough sitting time.)

Nov 08, 2015 12:00 PM
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The old fashioned family recipes are the best and I can enjoy a piece or two of them but not the whole cake. They are just too rich.

Nov 08, 2015 11:17 AM
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No, I am not a fan at all.  I remember them from my Grandmother when I was a child.

There is a new version that takes a month to make, and it is awesome! I will have to find that recipe...

Nov 08, 2015 09:24 AM
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NO!

Nov 08, 2015 09:15 AM
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If you have ever tasted a questionable fruit cake, its a I'm done with this forever type experience. To win someone back takes effort like you are doing

Nov 07, 2015 11:25 PM