Category Archives: cooking

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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Start Again

When out rice cooker died, we bought an instant pot. So far, we’ve cooked a French toast recipe, ribs and hard boiled eggs. The French toast was good, the ribs could have gone a little longer, and the eggs were … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

I bought my first bag of Halloween candy that will never be handed out to Trick or Treaters. The rest of you are now free to do the same. That is all.

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Upgrading

There was an incident. The lid to our rice cooker was dropped and broke.  While we didn’t use the rice cooker every day, we did use it often enough to be annoyed when our inventory of lids didn’t fit the … Continue reading

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Boil, boil, toil and trouble

My daughter bought me these ‘tea bags’ for Christmas. I have been afraid to use, them because they are so cute. But since the hubbinator broke my teapot, I am getting desperate. I do have a new one on order, … Continue reading

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