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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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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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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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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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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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The Trouble with Trivets

The hubbinator is adamant that no hot pots or mugs should be set on our brand new granite countertops. So for the last few weeks, we’v been using cutting boards and one trivet. For the record, a trivet is not … Continue reading

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The Definition of Insanity

is doing the same thing over and over and  expecting different results. Yeah. I do that except I call it perservence. Not for everything. I mean, I’m not crazy. But I definitely do it for cooking, specifically Chinese food. And … Continue reading

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Prepping for the holidays

October 1st. The holidays are coming. Sure, I may have had my Halloween decorations up since the beginning of September, but that’s not holiday prep. That’s just fun. So what do I mean by holiday prep? I mean clearing out … Continue reading

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When Netflix Leads to the Kitchen, Part II

In addition to making bread, I also was intrigued by the way the hostess of Taste of the Country kept referring to family recipes when she cooked. Thanks to my oldest sister, I do have 2 collections of family recipes. … Continue reading

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