Category Archives: entertaining

Falentil

Do you like felafel? Do you have a favorite veggie “burger” or “meatball?” Over the years, I’ve experimented with many variations on mudpies made with vegetables. I am, after all, a potter, and we like nothing better than a good … Continue reading

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Roasting Pan Supper

I attribute a great deal of meaning and follow a number of rituals related to the behavior of birds. And I’m afraid I’ve passed this somewhat psychotic, but arguably charming affectation to my daughter. Here are some examples: ~A certain … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese Appetizer

  On the night I met my husband, Bob, I had a blind date with a very tiny urologist named Howard. It was November, 1984. Bob was introduced to me by a friend with whom, previously, I’d had a brief, … Continue reading

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Avoziki

I pretend to be very grown-up, self-sufficient and independent. In reality, I am desperate, needy and pathetic. Don’t tell anybody! I am such a loser. Seriously! The most obvious manifestation of this is the way I behave whenever one of … Continue reading

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Impossible Mushroom and Cheese Pie

I always thought there was some connection between Betty Crocker and pottery. After all, “crocks” were really the first handmade pottery we owned when I was a child in the 60’s. Come to think of it, I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Smart Whip

Happy belated Valentine’s Day! When you’ve been married for 29½ years, February 14 is not a huge deal…but I had plans for a romantic, cozy afternoon and evening at home with my sweetie. And a special post for you. But, instead, … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Cheese Breads

  Before I started this blog, my intention was to take a few pictures and write down my favorite recipes to share with my twentysomething kids and some friends. Loved ones have been asking me for cooking ideas and instructions … Continue reading

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Carrot and Fennel Salad

We all love to hate on New Year’s resolutions. We all make them. I know some people who say they don’t, but I suspect they are lying. We hate them because they are hard to keep. If they were easy … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sauce Variations

Happy Holidays!!! I know you’re busy, so no chatting today. Let’s get down to the reason we’re all here, to get new ideas for delicious things to eat. There is no time that is more important than now, right? I … Continue reading

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Star Bread

    They say that as we age we get “set in our ways.” I’ve never paid much attention to that because I don’t know who “they” is and I’ve never thought of myself as getting old. But as I … Continue reading

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