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Friday Fun Fact

There are those who think winter is cocoa season. But cocoa is good every season.

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This month’s reading

It’s funny how a little cancer scare can derail hobbies and habits. For nearly half a year, I haven’t read. I love to read, but somewhere in the back of my head was this worry that gnawed at the pleasure … Continue reading

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Squash Hopes

It’s fall, which means squash season in the produce section. This year I decided to be a bit adventurous and try roasting some new kinds of squash in the oven for dinner. I figured, if worse came to worse, I … Continue reading

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A Little Fruity

While shopping at Costco, the hubbinator and I found these guys. They remind me of those sole shredding monkey balls that I always seemed to step on. Thankfully these are not those summer shrapnel but fruit. They’re called rumbutans and … Continue reading

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Subliminal

I thought I was strong. Apparently, I am not. While we were shopping, there were end caps and displays of that summer treat–SMORES. That’s right. Chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers every where I turned. Everywhere. So many that before I … Continue reading

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Summer Treats

The mercury is ticking up. It’s summertime. Time for something cold and sweet in the freezer. When I was a kid, the purveyor of such treats was the ice cream man. He didn’t show up on our block often, but … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

There’s always someone who eats the leftovers, until the leftovers are popular then there are the secret eaters who eat the leftovers first.

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Cooking up something new

I am proud to say in the last months I have tried several new recipes. Frankly, there was one real stinker in the bunch that didn’t get saved and shall not be named. I just hoped I marked it as … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside

I’m loving our cold, wet weather. And what goes better with cold, wet weather than soul food, specifically thick hearty soups and stews. Problem is the hubbinator hates soups and stews. Apparently, they are not real food. I get it. … Continue reading

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Peas and Carrots

I saw a spread in a magazine the other day. One that contained all the variety of vegetables and fruits available from a shop in New York. The food came from all over the world and included over 50 different … Continue reading

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