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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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When life gives you sweet potatoes

Yams versus sweet potatoes, I frankly can’t tell the difference. But I had a lot of them (candied) left over after Thanksgiving dinner. Since I needed the space in my fridge, we had been eating the leftovers through Sunday. And … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

Every year, many of us discover the eyes can behold more food than the belly can hold.

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Clipped

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, when I discovered a recipe I liked in a magazine or newspaper, I would cut it out to try out later. I sorted and stored these clippings in index card boxes … Continue reading

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Nom Nom Nom

I managed to make some new recipes this month and revisit some old favorites. I even managed to find some recipes that I could try in the Instant Pot for comparison. The salsa chicken was actually more tender in the … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot, OMG

So my son got my husband watching ‘Hot Ones’. An interview show where the host and guest each hot wings with ever increasing hot sauce. The sauces are rated on a Scoville scale, from pretty mild to your grandchildren will … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

The food never tastes quite the way the picture of the recipe looks.

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