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What’s Cooking?

It seems every time I turn on the TV, someone is cooking something. I don’t really want any cooking lessons. Been there — done that — as the saying goes. Some people lament that they can’t cook. I guess it would worry me … Continue reading

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The Sandwich

How complicated can a sandwich be? The act of buying a sandwich has become so difficult that it almost isn’t worth the trouble. The other day I decided to have sandwiches instead of supper. It would only take a few minutes … Continue reading

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Vacation from Work

This time of the year reminds me of my working days and how I always looked forward to a few extra days off around Christmas. “Are you taking off next week?” asked my co-worker.  We had two days off for … Continue reading

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Kitchen Man

My son decided to bake cookies. He doesn’t usually cook, so I’m not sure what got into him this particular time. I think he was really hungry for cookies and couldn’t talk his sister into baking them. Chocolate chip cookies … Continue reading

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My Chili Recipe

“Uh, oh!” “What’s wrong?” “I was supposed to make chili this weekend to take to the office today. What can I do? It’s time to go to work — too late to cook now. They are counting on me, and … Continue reading

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Pass the Biscuits

Now I was only knee-high to a grasshopper when mama took pity on me and allowed me to get into the dough she was kneading. Being a curious child, I hung around under mama’s feet while she was trying to … Continue reading

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Make Green Stuff, Mom

Well, it’s done, the annual making of the green stuff for the holiday. I always put it off until the last day and then wonder why I didn’t do it sooner. “I am not cooking this year,” I told my … Continue reading

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The Pizza Place

My partner likes to eat out. He is supposed to be on a diet, so I suspect that he just likes to eat out as an excuse to eat food he is not supposed to have. One night, as usual, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake

Most people don’t know this, but I’ve always had a secret yearning to be a famous cook like Betty Crocker, Sara Lee, or Mrs. Smith. Only one small thing has prevented this, I can’t cook. I discovered this at about … Continue reading

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Pigging Out

Pork barbecue, or “pulled pork,” as we call it, is a southern delicacy. Recipes are closely guarded secrets. You might as well ask for a Texas chili cook-off recipe, the ingredients of a gourmet coffee blend in Seattle, or how … Continue reading

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