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Bah Humbug

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December 18, 2016

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Christmas will be here in one week.  I’m sure for many of you it’s panic time.  You still have shopping to do or dinner plans to make, wrapping gifts or just trying to squeeze in all the friends and family time.  I’m usually there wit... Read More
 

Candied Bacon

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February 15, 2015

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We all know the food groups that were part of our learning as we were growing up.  Vegetables and Fruit, Grains and Cereals, Protein, Milk and Dairy and Sugars and Fats.  No where in that learning did we cover the sixth and barely known food group…... Read More
 

Garlic Shrimp

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February 7, 2015

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When I go to a restaurant I am my husband’s – and probably the wait staff’s – worst nightmare.  I must have it my way.  A little of this and a little of that.  If I could take a bit from each entrée it would be perfect because... Read More
 

Split Pea Soup, Split Decision

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January 12, 2015

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When it comes to the standard way of making things, or trying something new, my husband and I are typically at odds.  For Peter, lobster has to be served steamed in a shell, shrimp can be with a cocktail sauce or in scampi.  You can’t have pizza w... Read More
 

A New Squash Appreciation

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October 13, 2014

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When I was a little girl and was given squash for dinner, I had a couple of different ideas on how to handle this undesirable vegetable.  None of them included eating it.  I either dropped it on the floor for the dog to eat, left it on my plate until ... Read More
 

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Apple Cider Gravy

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October 13, 2014

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There are always those times when you want something easy but a bit more than a soup and sandwich.  Maybe it’s mid-week busy night or a Saturday evening with friends.  And of course it has to turn out right every time. In conjunction with my last ... Read More
 

Farro Risotto with Roasted Squash, Apple and Kale

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October 9, 2014

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I love this time of year.  I’m ready after the humid, muggy summer to breathe in some fresh crisp air.  I long for my sweaters and log fires to warm the evenings.  With the falling leaves comes the desire of using the abundance of fall flavors su... Read More
 

Cold Weather and Soup

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October 3, 2014

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There comes a point in time when I am tired of the summer weather.  I know many of you won’t agree with me but I long for sweaters and fires and cozy comfort.  That is probably one reason why I decided I needed to ignore the 75 degree weather in t... Read More