Tag Archives: Cooking

A Mess of Beans and Memories

A couple of days ago I brought home some green beans from the market. They were local, fresh, and were a great price, 99 cents a pound, so I bagged up a ton of them, nearly five pounds. I like … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety

When my mother died many years ago, my father tried to do things exactly the same way Mother did.  When Mother made a green salad, iceberg was her lettuce of choice.  Her sandwiches were spread with Miracle Whip.  White bread … Continue reading

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It’s About More Than Just the Food

I do not like to drive.  I do not like crowds.  I particularly don’t like driving in a crowded place.  So a few weeks ago, when I had the brilliant idea to go to the opening of our Whole Foods … Continue reading

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A Step Too Small

” What type of oil did you cook the squash in?” my husband asked the other day. “I sauteed it in olive oil and a little butter,” I told him, surprised by the question. A few days ago he asked … Continue reading

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A Mexican Feast

If you read my post last week about the cooking app that lets me eat out every day, you might get the impression that I don’t like to cook.  That’s not the case.  I love to cook.  In fact, I … Continue reading

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Making Bread on a Dreary January Day

There’s something about making bread in winter that takes the dreariness out of the day. Yesterday I made four loaves of my favorite whole wheat bread and thought I’d share the recipe with you.  If you’ve never made bread before, … Continue reading

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What We Do For Love

If you follow my blog, you know that my daughter-in-law asked me to bring a loaf of my homemade challah for Christmas, but here’s the rest of the story: Challah tastes best if you eat it the same day you … Continue reading

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