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Spaghetti Supper

Okay, I think it’s about time that you learn to cook! We will start with something easy and fun – spaghetti! It is impossible to eat a food as silly as spaghetti without a smile. It is something that anyone … Continue reading

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The Chef Strikes Again

Okay, we are going to have another cooking lesson. After last year’s experience, I’m not trying to do deviled eggs. This year the eggs will go straight to the potato salad – no detours. We will need four boiled eggs … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for a Smooth Turkey Day

I saw an article somewhere with a lot of suggestions about how to plan ahead for Thanksgiving to make things go smoothly . It seemed like a great idea, but the following is about how my planning ahead usually goes. … Continue reading

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The Tradition

Once again it’s a holiday weekend and once again it’s time for our family reunion. The tradition goes way back and seems to continue on year after year. When I was a child, my mother and all her siblings gathered … Continue reading

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Granny Makes Pudding

Okay, grandkids, today we are going to make an old-fashioned banana pudding, grandma’s way, not that new fangled stuff they make with instant pudding and phony whipped cream. Phooey! Ours will be made from scratch – real pudding made on … Continue reading

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Cooking with Garlic

We had garlic for dinner last night. My daughter has taken over the kitchen and is perfecting her culinary skills by cooking the evening meal. Ordinarily this is fine with me. I’m tired after working all day and coming home … Continue reading

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Life is a Bowl of Cherries

“If life is a bowl of cherries, why am I in the pits?” asked humorist, Erma Bombeck. I know what she meant, literally. Every time I open the refrigerator, beady little cherry eyeballs stare up at me. I slam the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

This oatmeal version makes chocolate chip cookies that are large and chewy; nothing like the ones in packages at the store. Only a small amount of expertise is needed and the results are well worth the effort. Find the recipe. … Continue reading

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