Category Archives: Recipes

Salads – meals and sides for any time

Repeat from last year – Salad time is upon us! Revving up for summer, when salads are the best way to eat – no heat (or very little) generated in the house, lots of fresh vegetables and fruit available, and … 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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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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Thanksgiving Dinner Favorites!

It’s only a week until Thanksgiving! Like most of you, I’m planning dinner, getting supplies in, checking linens, cleaning house, and generally planning for guests and lots of food, food, food! This year I will be having dinner early, because … Continue reading

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Yummm! Cake!

A couple of weeks ago, Menagerie suggested that we should have a cake post, and now seems like a good time. If you are having a celebration at your house, or attending one and want to take a dish to … Continue reading

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Mmmm, BREAD!!

Back in the 1970’s when my mother had a problem losing weight, she said that the hardest thing to give up, and the thing that made her fat, was bread. Now, I don’t know how true it is that bread … Continue reading

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Yummy Summer Food to enjoy with family and friends

Well, it’s Memorial Day weekend! Over the next few months there will be lots of get-togethers; picnics, reunions, graduations and other types of potluck events. What are your favorite summer dishes? Last year about this time, our friend Menagerie said … Continue reading

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