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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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New books, summer, and me

I have been one busy person the past few months.  Unfortunately, things like this blog have been neglected in the meantime.  Good intentions don’t create real blog posts! So here’s what’s been happening. First, there was a “preview” book released … Continue reading

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Creative cooking with the microwave with chicken, corn and a chili pepper

Face it, we’re sometimes just NOT in the mood to turn on the stove, heat up the kitchen, and get excited about dinner.  Even so, hunger may spur our kitchen adventure, or we may just simply have thawed chicken breasts … Continue reading

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Stocking up

It’s spring.  Without a doubt, despite the storms, it is spring.  That means a lot of things. Spring cleaning.  Gotta love that stuff.  It’s also time to go through your cupboards and check out what’s there…and what isn’t there.  Make … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts?

Brussel sprouts are one vegetable that many people avoid, usually as a result of an encounter with bitter, strong flavored ones that had hung out in a vegetable bin far too long.  Frozen ones rarely exhibit that unpleasant flavor because … Continue reading

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Leftover turkey ideas with recipes for people (and dogs!)

I know that most people haven’t even put their turkey into the oven yet.  No one has sampled the perfectly cooked beastie, and yet here I am already talking about the leftovers.  There is method to my madness. Sometimes thinking … Continue reading

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Mac & cheese for grown ups?

Face it, most of us like mac & cheese…but we want more than is delivered in the typical box mix from the grocery aisle.  We also want more than the typical luridly colored, creamy tasteless  sauce and overcooked pasta that … Continue reading

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