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New Orleans Sloppy Joes

This is a recipe I created a while back, and it works just as well today.  It’s also my favorite version of sloppy joes–not too spicy, not too bland. It’s a great way to serve a crowd, whether it’s tailgating … Continue reading

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Low key Labor Day menu

We’re not having a big barbecue, and we don’t have any company coming either.  We’re not going anywhere, and it’s a kind of stay-at-home-and-get-chores-done weekend.  We aren’t alone in that–lots of people are staying home between the price of gasoline … Continue reading

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55 Frightfully Fun Foods

It’s just been released, in time for the fall season, and it is filled with fun foods for celebrating every ghoul’s favorite holiday–Halloween.  So, what’s included in it? Obviously, there are 55 fun recipes, covering a wide variety of foods … Continue reading

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Food photography

I’ve spent the day cooking.  You’d think we were expecting company, but I made small amounts of 15 different recipes today. I’m working on the photos for the next cookbook, which happens to be all about Halloween party foods.  You … Continue reading

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Baking with Grandma

I’m a grandma. Of course, since I am a grandma, that means I have a perfectly adorable and very special grandchild, which means in my case, a beautiful little girl.  She’s almost three, and of course, she’s as special in … Continue reading

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Something delicious-sopapilla cheesecake

Sopapillas (pronounced like “soap-uh-pee-yuh”) are normally a fried pastry, made with the same dough that is used for tortillas or frybread.  It’s rolled thin, cut into rectangles, and deep fried where it puffs up to a hollow ready-to-fill piece of … Continue reading

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McCormick’s Gourmet: Bourbon Spiced Pork

  I saw something new in the grocery aisle the other day, and I thought I’d try it.  It’s unusual for me to try things like this, as I’m fairly adept at using spices to season things without purchasing a … Continue reading

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Enchilada sauce–the real deal, not the copycat can

Do you enjoy Mexican food? How about enchilada sauce? How many cans of it have you bought in the last year?  Have you noticed that the prices are steadily rising on it? Wouldn’t you like to save some money? Enchilada … Continue reading

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55 Fantastic Fudges

Fudge.  Who doesn’t love it?  It’s everything we aren’t supposed to eat, laced with sugar and fat.  It’s rich, creamy, and oh, so sweet. Fudge vanishes at bake sales and buffet dessert trays faster than money out of my bank … Continue reading

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Chocolate News?

I’m sure you are wondering what kind of news there possibly could be about chocolate.  Maybe a recall?  Some new horrible consequence for eating it?  Maybe some new benefit from eating it? It’s a bit different than that.  None of … Continue reading

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