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About judilyn

RV'er, foody, caregiver, knowledge seeker

Less Meat, More Protein

Not sure if it is true with all ladies, but I have found for myself, and from speaking with others, that even modest portions of animal flesh protein are becoming less and less appealing. There are so many options with … Continue reading

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Das Ist So Gut – Stroopwafel

I guess I am just giddy with the success of being able to retro myself back into Classic Mode (with the expert assistance from Ronit Penso)!  Be sure to go see her Cranberry and Blueberry Crisp today!  Exquisite !! So … Continue reading

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French Thyme Pork Loin

Thanks to Ronit Penso at Tasty Eats for providing the explicit directions for my tired old brain to get back to the Classic Mode format.   Can’t you just imagine the flavor in this gravy?  It was positively heavenly!  I … Continue reading

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Windshield View of TMC Hospital Parking Lot

With so many rules in place for COVID safety, I seem to be spending a fair amount of time these days waiting in my car outside of doctors’ offices and hospitals. Happily there are frequently lovely things to look at … Continue reading

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Morocco, Marzetti, and Beyond Bread

Probably not the first combination I would have thought of, but by golly – this really did turn out great! Back story: NOLA Boy had a cardiac procedure in Tucson on Thursday, and while he was kept overnight for observation … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin in the Instant Pot

Yikes! Everything is different here at WordPress today. Among other anomalies, the picture does not line up, and I see no way to fix that. I have no idea what I am doing, so bear with me. I’ll catch on … Continue reading

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Can I Fit in There?

Probably . . . although the stationary whiskers might prove to be a problem. But cats can usually find a way to get into tight spaces.  We’ll need to wait to see how this one plays out! The auto repair … Continue reading

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Colorful Peppers in an Omelette

Dinnertime had come and gone, but lunch had been very late, so an omelette and home fries seemed the best choice for a quick, yet appealing and filling supper.  Tri-colored mini-peppers and bits of pasilla peppers, along with mushrooms, scallions, … Continue reading

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Three Equals Twelve (3=12)

NOLA Boy is a mathematician, so my title here caused a bit of a stir.  I’m sure with the addition of enough little squigglies in my equation, he could make three into twelve, but I did it the easy way. … Continue reading

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Moroccan Experiment

This doesn’t look like much, but I assure you that it was a delightful taste treat whose deliciousness is bringing memories of just yesterday flooding back into my brain! The bun was a delightful experiment that went altogether RIGHT, and … Continue reading

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Egg Bites – Not Starbucks

I guess I’m the last person in the world to discover that Starbucks serves a breakfast-on-the-way-to-work dish that is taking the country by storm.  From what I read, they are prepared sous vide and then reheated at the time of … Continue reading

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Glaring Omission

There was so much going on with getting this piece of equipment onto our deck in the 100° heat yesterday, that I am mortified that THE MOST IMPORTANT fact was overlooked when I hastily announced how thrilled we are with … Continue reading

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NOLA Boy Rides Again

For most of his life, NOLA Boy rode his bicycle at least an hour every day.  When we travelled full time, he found many adventurous paths to follow. But in 2006, things changed and this is the first time he … Continue reading

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Pets Can’t Be Too Careful

A couple with a sense of humor had this “pen” for their masked “pets” in front of their rig for a couple of weeks.  Even the insects at the front of the slab are safe!  There was also a toucan, … Continue reading

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Royal Corona Bean Soup

If you like beans, and I mean REALLY like beans, you will REALLY like Royal Corona Beans.  Probably not the best name to have just now, but I think these beans came before the virus. They are sooooo big that … Continue reading

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The Lace Tree

This pretty tree is in the parking lot of the Cancer Clinic where NOLA Boy gets his weekly chemo infusions.  For some reason the parking space that is in front of it is almost always open for me to slide … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie Extraordinaire

    This might look like an overkill amount of goodies to pile on such a small sliver of key lime pie, but the extraordinary deliciousness of it amounts to a quick satiety point!  The plate is very small – … Continue reading

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Simple Stir Fry

This is one of our most cherished dishes.  So simple, and so delicious.  The recipe is basically cooked rice with whatever veggies and meat you have. Sauté the veggies, move them over in the pan, and heat the rice in … Continue reading

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Joyce Rocks the River

Her first real outing! It is just a few miles from our house, but is an official photography “trek”! Back doors open and the ceiling fan going = nice cool breeze wafting through.

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Dragon Teapot

This post is two-fold. First is to share this fabulous piece of art.  I found it on a Steampunk site on Facebook. The other is to show what hidden glory may be lurking in a photograph.  With the help of … Continue reading

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