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Bacon Ritz crackers?

This time of year, I’m not enthusiastic about cooking.  We still get hungry though.  We’re just more inclined to seek cool, no-cooking-required foods. Peanut butter, cheese, tuna, chicken, turkey, and cold cuts are all favorites.  We even cooked a turkey … Continue reading

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Weddings and cupcakes

As part of our wedding fare, we were sampling cupcakes, specifically mini-cupcakes.  The two exotic flavored recipes we tried were the jalapeno and the chocolate bacon.  As far as I was concerned…the bacon idea was interesting only as a novelty. … Continue reading

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Family stuff and cupcake sampling

I’ve been gone a few days, enjoying visiting family and doing family stuff.  It’s always nice to do that.  It also seemed like a very good time to sample some cupcake recipes. The two on the sample list? Jalapeno and … Continue reading

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Guilty pleasures and peculiar dishes

Everybody has their own set of guilty pleasures and peculiar dishes that belong to them, even if we rarely admit our ownership.  Recently, I admitted that one of mine was grilled peanut butter and bacon sandwiches.  I don’t remember how … Continue reading

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Guilty pleasures and comfort foods

Comfort foods…those simple dishes that are usually made of few and inexpensive ingredients that remind us of happier, simpler and easier times in our lives…often from our childhood and frequently passed from one generation to another, these foods are what … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash

Squash makes an easy vegetable dish.  I will admit, this is my preferred way to serve it.  It is ultra simple and tasty. Butternut squash is one of my favorites.  It’s rarely excessively fibrous, and has a delicate flavor.  Its … Continue reading

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Grandma’s baked beans

When I was a kid, no family get together was possible without Grandma’s baked beans. They were everyone’s favorite, served hot at the occasion, packed home in butter dishes for leftover meals and served cold, and retrieved from her refrigerator … Continue reading

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