Monthly Archives: September 2015

Beans ‘n’ Greens

AND FOCACCIA    Mr. N’awlins-man himself proclaimed these beans beyond delicious for lunch today – and could we please have them again for dinner? How could I refuse? So it’s Louisiana-style beef tips, collard greens, and another plate just like … Continue reading

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Soup and Sticks

   I made a whole wheat, two-topping focaccia – one half was regular Italian herbs, and the other was a light pesto.   Both sides were good.   Here you see one half of the herb side cut into long, … Continue reading

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The Pony Ride

   You must be at least four years of age, but not more than eight to ride this pony.  It’s been almost fifty years since my son rode a musical pony, but it was such great fun for him.   … Continue reading

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In Case of Fire 

   So far, it hasn’t been necessary to call out the firefighters. 

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Strawberries and Chocolate

Strawberries seem to have slowed down to a crawl lately, but this week these beauties popped up at Fry’s grocery store.  We have two baskets of them to enjoy.  I’ve tried melting the chocolate and dipping the strawberries, but the … Continue reading

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S’Meat (Waterworld)

Kevin Costner – as a young man – was my heart throb! The first movie I saw him in was “The Big Chill”, but, of course, his only appearance showed just his wrist as he was being dressed for his … Continue reading

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Ever Feel Like You Are Being Watched?

   Doctors’ offices seem to provide endless humor. 

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Twin Loaves

   Clearly they are fraternal twins!  In a change up from sesame buns and a pizza, yesterday’s bread machine effort provided me with enough dough to make both of these gourmet loaves.  Top to bottom: Poppy seed with a generous … Continue reading

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Teeny Tiny Frittata

   I was up very early this morning, so couldn’t really wait for the usual late breakfast hour to roll around.   Fortunately there was a small bowl of egg wash left from last night’s bread-baking session.  I frizzled a … Continue reading

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Double Hummus 

   A cup of dried garbanzo beans produced this lot of hummus, leaving enough beans separately for about six salad servings.   Can’t beat that!

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Which Plum Didn’t Get the Memo?

   Our cactus plant has a bazillion of these plums on it, but apparently there was a miscommunication somewhere along the line. 

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Meatballs and Eggplant 

   Meatballs with eggplant and sweet onions in a tomato sauce over angel hair pasta, and the rest of the Brussels sprouts.  I made a batch of whole wheat bread – six sandwich rolls with sesame seeds, and a good-sized … Continue reading

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