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Posts Tagged ‘recipes’

Blueberries

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

It was Pentecost today, so church was lively. I made lasagne, salad, and a couple of blueberry desserts before church and came home to find #1 son, his bride, and the children opening a coconut. We’re saying farewell to grains, dairy, and sugar (#1 son, DIL, #1 daughter, and I) for a while, and this […]

Tiny Desserts

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Tiny desserts have special charm, and they also provide a reasonable amount of sugar in a satisfying serving. The treats above are tiny brownies made with Guittard chocolate, topped with chocolate ganache and whipped cream. This one has cherry and lemon sorbet scoops with blueberries and a cherry. Recipes for other tiny desserts in glasses: […]

Buying a Turkey

Monday, November 11th, 2013

I’ll have a nice assortment of family members here for Thanksgiving this year. I was talking with a long-time retailer a few days ago and she told me that people will go out of their way to search for and buy the cheapest possible turkey. It might have to be a Butterball turkey or one […]

Finishing the Long Weekend

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

We had a really long weekend, beginning on Wednesday afternoon. I took no pictures of the Thanksgiving meal, nor of all the kids together. I did however get a good picture of #1 son whipping cream. He appears to be gazing intently at the pecan pie. We also had mince and French Silk pies, berry […]

TGIF

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

A nice supper for a Friday night: a ham and vegetable casserole, a fresh peach, a homemade whole wheat roll… It was a work day, of course, and #1 daughter and I had our business lunch at the Olive Garden. We made a number of important decisions over salads and pasta, and then had three […]

Roasted Tomatoes and Crostini

Sunday, November 27th, 2011

This is the appetizer #2 daughter made for us for Thanksgiving dinner.¬† You fill a little baking dish with cherry tomatoes (I bet grape or plum would work, too), drizzle on a little olive oil, season with bay leafand garlic, and roast them at 250 degrees for a couple of hours. Then you spread the […]

Egg and Bacon Cups

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

I’m at #2 daughter’s place in the Big City. We went to Buca di Beppo last night for dinner (I’m probably spelling that wrong) and now I’m up creeping around wishing I could find where she hides the tea. I probably should have brought some with me. I need to grade papers this mornng so […]

Cops and Cupcakes

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

After staying up till midnight waiting for #2 daughter– She was stopped twice by state troopers¬† on her drive down from the Big City. The first trooper made her get out of her car and get into his patrol car (am I the only one now thinking of all those movies where the bad guy […]

Spicy Chicken with Pineapple Avocado Salsa/ Public and Private

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

I’m back with a recipe I promised to Chanthaboune. This is Spicy Chicken with Pineapple Avocado Salsa, from Saving Dinner. Combine all these things: 1 small can crushed pineapple 1 avocado, chopped 1 green onion, sliced juice of half a lime cayenne pepper to taste 1 t ground ginger (except I just put a slice […]

Reading and Knitting in the Cold

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Church yesterday, where we prayed for those who still don’t have power, and compared tree damage stories. Then I came home and worked. I’m just about to catch up. In addition to working, I read Blue Blood, by Susan McBride. This gave me an odd sense of deja vu when I graded a paper by […]

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