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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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Caramel Corn OMFG

    Guess what Bob found in the garage? My popcorn popper! Last fall, before the renovation from hell, we packed away most of the contents of the broken kitchen. Everything that wasn’t an everyday essential went into storage in … Continue reading

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Pasta Caprese

Guess what I’ve been reading lately? I’d love to tell you I’m immersed in some great literature; sitting in my beautiful new great room or outside under a tree with a heavy, old volume that smells of book dust and … Continue reading

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Rustic Fig Pizza

How do you feel about foods that are both sweet and savory? Children don’t usually like them. They want pizza to have tomato sauce and mozzarella and maybe some pepperoni. And they want sweets to be chocolate or vanilla. Kids … Continue reading

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Zucchini Fries

Were you popular in high school? I wasn’t. One of my most prominent memories is of a “friend” shouting at me in the cafeteria. She said, “Do you know what your problem is? You don’t know how to have fun. … Continue reading

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Honey Lavender Lightly Frozen Yogurt with Fruit

Why do we love foraging? Who among us is immune to the charm of a perfect, wild berry? I know some folks are put off by thorns, mosquitos, and stained fingers. That strikes me as deeply tragic. Harvesting wild food … Continue reading

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Crispy Chicken

It’s hard to believe that it was very close to 20 years ago when this recipe was first transcribed. Megan was in kindergarten, and her teacher put together a cookbook for Mother’s Day. She asked the children to tell her … Continue reading

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