Category Archives: Recipes

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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Salads – meals and sides for any time

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 usually light and healthy when you are feeling hot and … Continue reading

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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.

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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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