Posts categorized 'Cooking'

Dude, stop talking about food ….

I  know there is something cliché about posting pictures of food online ….I’ve heard people complain….”dude, stop telling us about your lunch!”  But…. Then. I. Ate. This. Salad. It was so delicious! I KNOW its JUST A SALAD but  I LOVED IT ……maybe someone else will too.     This...

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Jean Poppin' Goodness....

My kids got The Silver Spoon for Children cookbook for the holidays and it is such an adorable book. I am thinking about buying a stack and keeping them on hand children's for birthday party gifts. Anything that gets kids cooking is fantastic in my eyes. This book has cute illustrations and simple easy...

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August Coming

It's the end of July, and the first pear fell off the tree the other day- so I started picking them. I put a few little pears in a paper bag to ripen and today I noticed they were ripe and firm.  The day was not going well before this discovery....first I searched high and low for The Magic School...

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Summer Vacation: Day 3

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Voila! Amazing side dish….

This past weekend, it was sweltering. Not 80 degrees, just warm, but HOT like Calcutta.  Even though it was hot, the family needed dinner. I rifled through the fridge and found zucchini, peppers, and just harvested baby carrots from the garden. I chopped up the vegetables, drizzled with olive oil...

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A Shift

I bought a new cook book. Because of that cookbook, we had an actual meal inspired by said cookbook. No, not Dino Nuggets , or grilled cheese, no tacos, spaghetti, or things in the usual rotation. We had an amazing dinner for the first time in weeks, no make that months. In an effort to simplify life...

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Thanking Barbara

I decided to make a pie for Barbara to thank her for all her help making Alex's cape . Our pear tree is heavy with fruit, and I thought it a perfect chance to share the harvest. But… the pears were not ripe. So, I decided upon a nectarine raspberry pie and a strawberry rhubarb pie -- most of the fruit...

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