Category Archives: Recipes

More chicken …

In my last post on this subject, Ubiquitous Chicken, I said I would follow up with more uses for one of the most popular dining choices – namely, chicken. Advertisements

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Pasta Heaven

Pasta dishes are easy to prepare, economical, and delicious! I try NOT to prepare them too often, because I don’t know when to stop eating (and we all know where that leads …) It is also easy to make a … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous Chicken …

If you are like me, you end up cooking chicken for supper a lot of the time. So many chicken dishes are quick and easy, and I eat the leftovers for lunches and dinners.

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Cooking and baking – for Easter and everyday

In my last food post – Cooking with vegetables – something new, something different – I mentioned that there a couple of new pasta dishes that I wanted to try. I have made Pasta With Parsnips and Bacon twice now. … Continue reading

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What to eat on St. Patrick’s Day?

This ^^^ is what I am eating! The traditional favorite, accompanied by root veggies and cabbage. I have many meals ahead containing this delicious beefy treat. My mother called it a “boiled dinner”, and she also made that with ham, … Continue reading

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Cooking with vegetables – something new, something different

I’ve been in the cooking mood lately and, for a change, I’ve been trying some new dishes featuring vegetables. I tend to fall into a rut this time of year, when fresh vegetables grown locally are non-existent. I love broccoli … Continue reading

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Pączki Day (Detroit Style) aka Fat Tuesday

It’s Pączki Day, and in Detroit that means you should be sure to wear your stretchy pants or, as my old friend Denise used to say, your expando clothes! Pączki, or Polish doughnuts, are eaten on Fat Thursday in Poland … Continue reading

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