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Christmas Cooking

I have a canker sore on my tongue which is putting a damper on my desire to cook or eat this Christmas but I felt like I really should at least make one batch of Christmas cookies to have on … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

This weekend I had a great time knitting while listening to a podcast I bumped into called Craftlit.  I listened to the entire book of Turn of the Screw through her podcast, and have now started on Tale of Two … Continue reading

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This Sounds Good!

This sounds good!   Shrimp and Asparagus Fettucini We end up doing a lot of simple throw-together pasta dishes, especially as the weather warms up, and I’ve been on a shrimp kick and an asparagus kick lately.  (Roasted asparagus….YUM!) This also … Continue reading

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A Second Christmas Dinner

A few days after Christmas we had the honor of having all three sons here for dinner plus one son’s girlfriend.  Although we had the same crew the night before, I was worn out and all I could pull together … Continue reading

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Bridge Night – Creamy Sausage Stew

We have begun to have a semi-regular get together to play bridge with our middle son and his sweetheart.  Bridge is pretty fun, actually, though we are all stumbling beginners at it. Last night I made a meal to go … Continue reading

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Bowtie, Zucchini & Herbs

This summery dinner dish from Pioneer Woman Cooks was a hit here:  http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2008/07/farfalle-with-zucchini-a-yummy-summer-meal/ I made it with zucchini and summer squash from the store and plum tomatoes and herbs from my garden.

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Yummy Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Why do I post on my blog when I’ve cooked something the family likes?  Mainly so that I’ll remember to fix it again someday!  My poor family jokes that if something is delicious, inexpensive and easy to prepare, chances are … Continue reading

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