Category Archives: Tales

Poverty recipes

Poverty recipes…it sounds dreadful, but they aren’t.  They are often delicious, as well as often are comfort foods.  What they are is the foods we can make when our budgets have gone from merely sobbing after a trip to the … Continue reading

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Love chocolate?

Shhhhhh, don’t tell anyone! I’ve been writing this blog for a long time now, and have been writing about food and recipes even longer.  Sooo….it was a  natural evolution to take it up a notch.  So guess what is in … Continue reading

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The elusive bananas foster custard pie

The bananas foster custard pie is my current project in the works.  We had the initial version, but that missed the mark for me.  It just wasn’t it.  So, with my partner in crime, we discussed what was wrong, and … Continue reading

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Stocking up, planning ahead, and gardening

I’m a huge advocate of gardening. Oh, I don’t mean being all serious about it, plowing most of your backyard up, and then devoting your life to eradicating weeds and tomato worms.  There’s no fun in that!  But, even on … Continue reading

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Farmageddon–the movie

Food safety is a hot topic these days.  Even hotter is the seat of the small family farm, especially if they are truck farmers, dairies, or a diversified farm.  It seems that they are literally under attack from various government … Continue reading

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Coffee makers and me

I have a history, you know.  A long one.  It’s not something I’m proud of either. I am a murderer. It’s true.  Many the night that I slunk to trash can or dumpster, a bundle in my arms, as I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving feast

It’s the day before the Big Feast.  Many things need to be done today, such as pies.  The turkey needs thawed.  Cornbread for the stuffing needs to be baked.  Sweet potatoes need roasted for the pies or casseroles. All of … Continue reading

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