Category Archives: cooking

More salads – garden bounty!

I’m eating a lot more salads these days, mainly because produce is so nice, and my own tomatoes are beginning to yield enough that I have to keep up! Also have jalapeno peppers and cucumbers ripening. I really like any … Continue reading

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1950’s Food – from family supper to party time

A repeat from last year, with one addition: Do you remember ice cream socials? We always had a strawberry and ice cream social at church, featuring ice cream (of course), fresh strawberries, and lots of homemade desserts. The 1950’s was … Continue reading

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Cool treats in the summertime!

What could be better than delicious cold treats when the weather is hot and humid? Doesn’t this look delicious? Here’s the recipe, from King Arthur Flour, Mocha Madness Ice Cream Pie.

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Summer Eating & Grilling – What’s your favorite?

To be honest, I’m not much of a griller these days, but I do like grill-type food in the summer, with lots of fruits and vegetables. These are a couple of things that I fix. I really love bison/buffalo burgers. … Continue reading

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Townsends: Biscuits & Gravy – Where do they come from?

If you haven’t ever watched Townsends’ videos about 18th century cooking etc, this is a good one to start with. I pushed the video forward to the biscuit part, because the beginning is about an event from two years ago. … Continue reading

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Cajun Crawfish Boil & an Étouffée Recipe

For critique by our Louisiana friends, one of my favorite YouTube personalities, Emmy, does Cajun!

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Emmy eats brains …

Love this girl! She is so cute and cooks and eats unusual things. In this episode, she eats pork brains and scrambled eggs as part of her 2017 “Gutmas” series, where she eats one variety of offal each day. Some … Continue reading

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