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About judilyn

RV'er, foody, caregiver, knowledge seeker

Yummy, Lo-Cal Chicken Vegetable Plate

With careful attention to the chicken, I was able to sauté it to perfection without using a coating, or overcooking it. I was happily surprised at the outer “crust”. Maybe it was the induction burner, but this is the first … Continue reading

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Shrimp in the Shell

I tend to forget how really tasty these big shrimpies are. I have found that the larger ones, with the shells ON, tend to be more satisfying than the ones that have had the shells removed before packaging. What you … Continue reading

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Mini-Quesadilla by DASH

Today’s lunch is brought to you (and to me!) by the DASH eight-inch Express Griddle appliance. First, I preheated and slightly crisped two tortillas. Then I sautéed some freshly cut-up yellow pepper and leftover cooked cauliflower bits, and set them … Continue reading

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Tortellini and Lacinato

Cooking for one is a whole new experience for me. The fun part is figuring out delicious things to eat utilizing the items already in the refrigerator from prior meals. Tonight I had leftover thick Cream of Mushroom/Onion/Potato soup (yes, … Continue reading

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Battery Powered Fruitbowl

I absolutely gorge on these tangerines in the winter. So handy in their own packaging, and no added garbage ingredients.

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The Bleu Cheese Dressing Drama Continues

Without my trusty taster at hand to encourage me, to smack his lips in pure joy, and mostly to eat up the results, I am finding that I don’t have enough of an outlet for the food to really support … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes

Instead of just showing you the final result, I took an extra moment (even though I was starving!) to lay everything out first and take its portrait. So two pictures today. The pound-size of mixed salad greens that seem to … Continue reading

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Everything has changed, especially WordPress

Is anyone still receiving my page? I am thinking about utilizing all of the food photos that I have taken over the last year or so, along with a bit of narrative about what I have found in testing out … Continue reading

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Breakfast

It’s been six plus months, and I finally made this breakfast again. Inside of this fabulous omelette is more of what you see on the outside, i.e. Cheddar cheese, mushrooms, yellow pepper, Mexican onion tops, and ham. More Cheddar on … Continue reading

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NOLA Boy Needs Your Good Thoughts

NOLA Boy needs your best wishes.  He took a sudden turn for the worse on Saturday, and has been in the hospital since then. We like to think like his blood type – B positive! The house is so empty … Continue reading

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NOLA BOY – Magician

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Modern Day Chuckwagon

Believe it or not, this bakery on the outskirts of town was a going concern at the time. Whilst set up to take these photos, several people emerged from the building. I did not investigate the contents of the bakery, … Continue reading

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Chubby Cheekers

It’s been a long, hard, uphill slog, but NOLA Boy is now eating everything in sight – just like old times. He has gained back at least 15 pounds from the nadir a few weeks ago. Now that his mouth … Continue reading

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Mildred Pierce – Chicken and Waffles

There are two movies called “Mildred Pierce”. The original one in 1945 starred Joan Crawford, and the later one in 2011 starred Kate Winslet. We saw the Winslet 2011 version as a mini-series, and so tracked down and watched the … Continue reading

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NOLA Boy Wins Another Round

After six weeks of daily weekday sessions on the table with all of those screws holding him in place, NOLA Boy has come through another round smelling like a rose. Well, if he could smell, that is. His sense of … Continue reading

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Four Tenths and Eight Tenths

After an incredible “pound a day” weight loss for three weeks, NOLA Boy, upon weigh-in yesterday, had actually GAINED four tenths of a pound! Doesn’t sound like much, but the down slide was becoming a very serious thing. This morning … Continue reading

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NOLA Boy Goes Liquid

He is supposed to get a feeding tube, but is giving Mama Judie’s Real Life Food another chance.

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Here we go again

Two down and 28 to go.

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Lookin’ Gooooood !!!

It’s been a bit over a month since the surgery, and NOLA Boy has had his ups and downs. The tumor was not benign, so there will be 33 sessions of radiation coming up. Meanwhile there are a lot of … Continue reading

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Celebration Breakfast

It’s been a whole week since the surgery, and NOLA Boy is doing well.  That week has been spent eating and sleeping, but that’s what a body needs to heal. His appetite has improved daily.  The above repast, and a … Continue reading

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