Monthly Archives: November 2013

Multiple Myeloma – the good, the bad, and the ugly

As some of you know, my husband, Gary, has been battling Multiple Myeloma, which is a non-curable cancer of the blood and bone marrow, since 2006. The disease is not immediately fatal, but what they call “manageable”, so we had … Continue reading

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Spaghetti, Red Peppers, Fresh Spinach and Chicken Tenders

I had intended to put mushrooms with this, but we ate them at lunch time on a cheeseburger! Looks pretty plain, but the toasty roasty chicken pieces and red peppers were delightful, and by not including them in the pasta … Continue reading

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Seedy Buns and Faux Focaccia

I can resist anything . . . but temptation. A small piece somehow jumped out of the focaccia and into my fingers. It was delicious! Before baking it, I had sprinkled a little kosher salt on the faux focaccia and … Continue reading

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An Unexpected (delicious) Treat

Our good friends, Fred and Jo, have come to stay for a couple of weeks in the rv and mobile home park where we live, and it is soooo good to see them again. Especially because of . . . … Continue reading

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Israeli Cous Cous Again

I added some slowly sautéed onions and roasted green chiles to some leftover Israeli cous cous with delicious results. It went perfectly with the Judie McNuggets, kale, and itty bitty omelet. I had some tortilla chips that were not being … Continue reading

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Preying Mantis, Loaded

I think her fetching smile and glamorous antennae played a part in getting her in “the family way”. Click once and let it load; then click again for a real close-up portrait of this intricate creature.

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Italian Night – Plus Cabbage

One of our favorite dinners involves the lovely combination of cabbage and tomato, with a twist. It’s kind of like stuffed cabbage, only a whole lot easier, and there is pasta! ;-> The red peppers made an unexpected appearance in … Continue reading

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