Monthly Archives: April 2016

Quickie Quiche

Once upon a time, back in the late 90’s and early 00’s, there were several RV’ing chat lists . . . and I think I must have belonged to all of them. One of the frequent posters was Jim Foreman, … Continue reading

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Strawberries and Fizz

About a month ago we were overrun with strawberries, so I cut up and froze up about six baskets of them with some date sugar.  When thawed, juice collects, but it is pretty thick.  Enter fizzy water … mixed with … Continue reading

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At the cancer clinic today, I noticed the display of ladies’ wigs and decided to try out the FACES feature of my iPhone.  It did an admirable job, tossing tiny little squares all over the place, and they all landed … Continue reading

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Homemade Rice-A-Roni with Steamed Cabbage and Heavy Veggie Sauce

Not sure why I don’t make it more often, but the homemade Rice-A-Roni shown above is one of my favorite side dishes. It looks so plain, but oh, boy, is it ever flavorful! The boxed version is disproportionately expensive, full … Continue reading

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Two Coyotes

There is a time of day in the late afternoon when our backyard turns a rosegold color. It is very pretty, but as seen here, it makes for peculiar-looking photos. These fine fellows seem to have shown up in front … Continue reading

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Steampunk Roses

I picked some blossoms off the rose tree today to make a bouquet for neighbors. Of course I couldn’t resist taking a picture before they came to claim it. The plain photo just screamed out for me to make it … Continue reading

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Mix ’em up Salad

No tortellinis in this salad! Just field greens, Swiss cheese, tomatoes, strawberries and tangerine sections. After the photo, I drizzled on a bit of the Sesame Ginger Coleslaw dressing that I am finding many uses for, and gobbled it down. … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Green

   This is one of the meals that I made with the Rana raviolis. The greenery is collards, and the somewhat sharp taste of them went surprisingly well with the richness of the meat pasta sauce.

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The End of the Rana

This was far more delicious than it appears, and it is the last seven little tortellinis from a package of refrigerated prepared pastas. Yeah, I know – not something I usually get. But it had a special magic aura about … Continue reading

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The Second Soup

   The second round looked like this. The addition this time was some leftover broccoli – probably an amount equal to one vegetable serving for one of us. Mind you, we eat LARGE servings of vegetables as sides, so this … Continue reading

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The First Soup

I finally got to cutting up the ham into meal-sized chunks and getting them into the freezer. This left the bone ready to boil, so I stuck it into the Crock-Pot and let it simmer until this afternoon at lunch … Continue reading

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