Category Archives: Kitchen

Pistachio Pancakes

We seem to be on a pancake kick these days.  I make a big batch on Sunday, and then the leftovers are available for weekday pre-breakfast snacks.  This time the “secret ingredient” was pistachios.  They are just lightly salted, so … Continue reading

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New Kind of Clip

Some things just make me smile!  These clips – and the box they came in – certainly fall into that category. For many years, I have been using the small and medium black binder clips, made for office purposes, on … Continue reading

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Poached and Pancake

Our usual Sunday Special Brunch was a little different today. This is polenta with cheese and chives, topped with a pepper ratatouille; a poached egg; a breakfast sausage; a half-piece of bacon; and a pancake made from the leftover egg/milk … Continue reading

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Egg Nog Pudding

Remember when eggnog was so thick you practically needed a spoon to get it out of the glass? This iteration of our vanilla pudding boasts a coating of nutmeg, and WOW – it was just like “the good old days” … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding with Coffee and Cookie Crumbs

About a week or so ago, I ran across a mix for chocolate snap cookies that I had in the pantry, so I made them up.  They were very sweet, so we haven’t really been eating them very quickly. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Cream of Crimini

Every other month, we get a delivery of various foodstuffs from Azure Standard, which is a company in Oregon that has mostly organic foods and other health items.  I had been mail ordering from them for about 15 years, but … Continue reading

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Breakfast Brown Bread – with seeds

Inspired by all of the delicious-looking brown breads that I see at Schnippelboy, I ventured out.  I started with a recipe for Anadama Bread and added a lot of seeds, probably too many. I look forward to having a slice this morning … Continue reading

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