Monthly Archives: May 2014

Summer = Wonderful Fruits

I fix a big bowl of seasonal fruits every morning, and every morning more and more of it disappears. Today there were a few slices of the muskmelon and two blackberries left after the cereal locust came through. Not shown, … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pecan Pancakes

It must be the buttermilk, because these pancakes are just the lightest and fluffiest things going. Even with all the blueberries and pecans, they practically float off the plate. Copious quantities of butter and maple syrup are required to keep … Continue reading

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Triple Header

We celebrated Cinco de Mayo today. I know . . . a bit late. But here’s what we had. First I made this beef and bean tostada for DH, and while he was eating it, I made him this burrito, … Continue reading

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BERBERE !!!

There was a mention of an intriguing new spice mixture at a blog that I read faithfully http://ronitpenso.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/sweet-and-spicy-oven-roasted-chicken-wings/ so, of course I have been trying it out everywhere – with careful abandon! I rubbed some on a pot roast last … Continue reading

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Breaking With Tradition

Inspired by a friend’s (waving to Beverly) omelet yesterday, I decided to break with tradition and make myself an omelet for this morning’s SUNDAY SPECIAL. It is two eggs, lightly mixed with a generous spoonful of sour cream and poured … Continue reading

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Roses Past Their Prime

In addition to the rose tree that gets so much attention, our yard also boasts a rose bush that produces smaller, red blooms in a mass profusion. They pop out all at once, sparkle for a few days, and then … Continue reading

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Berry Berry Deliciousness

So satisfying! This was our dessert today at lunch time. I added some more red peppers and mushrooms to the other half of the pizza from a few days ago, and we topped it off with these little treats. Berries … Continue reading

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Two Eggs and Three Fruits

Yup – It’s Sunday again. Time for our Treat Breakfast. Not much to add for text, but this joke has had us laughing for a couple of days. Are you, or do you live with, an engineer? Even a software … Continue reading

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Mitigate Bad News with PIZZA!

The results of the bone marrow aspiration were ready for us when we visited the doctor yesterday, but the news was not particularly good. Not really terrible, either, but certainly not what we wanted to hear. The good news is … Continue reading

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Condiments Are Everything

Don’t be afraid to try different condiments on your food. We’ve discovered some delightful combinations by just being brave. You don’t need to douse a whole serving with something that you haven’t tried before – just put a bit on … Continue reading

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Pancakes, with Ham and Cheese

It’s Sunday again, and time for THE SPECIAL BREAKFAST! This time I made pancakes that were chock full of pecans in the batter, and then added blueberries as I poured the batter onto the electric frying pan. The combination was … Continue reading

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Bone Marrow Aspiration

It had been a while since DH had had a bone marrow aspiration, and he was definitely NOT looking forward to this procedure, particularly at eight o’clock in the morning! But as it turned out, they now give a light … Continue reading

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