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Because of Days Like This

In Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads On October 2, 2014 0 Comments

Hands are wetter. Fingers are stiffer. Raindrops sneak down our bare arms. Long sleeves offer but little protection as we pick apples on a rainy October day. In… Read More »

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Gluten-Free Carrot, Zucchini & Sunflower Seed Mini Muffins and the Many Sides of the Humble Carrot

In Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads On September 21, 2013 0 Comments

  The other weekend I got lucky again: My neighbors Salia and Steven were kind to share with me and Lili the bounty of their backyard veggie patch… Read More »

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Back to School Harvest

In Kids, Soups and Salads On August 12, 2013 1 Comment

  “C’mon, Miss Olga, don’t be shy. They are nice people,” my neighbor Lili was coaxing me into going with her over to our neighbors’ across the street… Read More »

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Easter Sunday at the Beach and Picnic Perfect Foods

In BBQ and Grilling, Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads, Travel On March 31, 2013 1 Comment

 I love, love, love the holidays! To me, like most folks, they are synonymous with family, friends, and, of course, good food. I especially favor their eves, with… Read More »

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What Spring Tastes Like

In Beverages, Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads, Travel On March 5, 2013 2 Comments

The weather has been gorgeous for the last week or so. Chilly mornings. Crisp days. Biting nights. Gosh, I love cool weather! Kevin and I went for a… Read More »

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Mushroom-Stuffed Pork Chops and Russian Root Vegetable Salad

In Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Soups and Salads On January 20, 2013 4 Comments

Every time I make this recipe, I feel like a newlywed. Maybe it’s the smooth, silky touch of the Baby Bella mushrooms that caress my fingers as I… Read More »

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Simple Watermelon Recipes for Lazy Summer Days

In Frozen Treats, Kids, Soups and Salads On June 6, 2012 1 Comment

People, watermelons are at their sweetest, sugariest, juiciest best! At season’s peak! Seedless and seeded, round and oblong, green, striped, and yellow, these berries are in every grocery… Read More »

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Strawberry Kisel with Crème Fraiche and Russian Farmer Cheese Cookies

In Cookies, Kids, Soups and Salads On March 15, 2012 6 Comments

My late grandmother on the maternal side was very creative. In a lot of ways. But the one my younger sister and I seemed to care about the… Read More »

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Sunshine Salad

In Soups and Salads On March 3, 2012 0 Comments

I don’t particularly favor spring, and I am not big on salads. But as I feel invigorated and stimulated by a recent trip to the Girls Strawberry U-pick… Read More »