Category Archives: Cooking

Beefyroni

I’ve been visiting rehab lately.  Something about that sentence has a whole lot of shock value until I clarify that I was going to visit my grandmother who was getting physical therapy/rehab for a broken arm.  After a number of … Continue reading

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The Secret to Homemade Chicken Soup

Seems to me that the people who write recipes must have have some secrets up their sleeves, or a rabbit in their hat.  Because I can’t otherwise explain how they can possibly do things like caramelize onions in 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Deb’s Buttermilk Roast Chicken

What is it about getting older that makes my bad memory even worse?  I freely admit that it’s not unusual for someone to tell me a story about a past event that I was part of and have absolutely no … Continue reading

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#1 Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thanks to watching too many episodes of BBQ Pitmaster, The Mistah and I have started referring to ourselves in a rather bizarre third person way.  I’ll try and explain.  On each episode there are three new competitors.  They have a … Continue reading

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No Bake Mint Thin Cookies

Dear Pinterest, You don’t know me.  But I think I know about all I need to about you. On the surface, you seem innocent enough.  Lots of pretty pictures and inspiration swirling around like so many feathery party garlands, all … Continue reading

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Best Bean and Beef Chili

I’m not an overly huggy person.  I like my personal space and one of the surest ways to press my buttons is to breach that airspace without clearance from the tower.  I’ve had a relationship fail because the other person … Continue reading

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Israeli Couscous with Preserved Lemon and Butternut Squash

Here’s one of the secrets about children that nobody tells you…kids are like computers.  No really, hear me out. You bring one home, set it up, and start to learn how to use it.  You have some stumbles at first … Continue reading

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Touch of Grace Biscuits

There’s no graceful way to say this, so I may as well just be blunt…I can be a complete ass sometimes.  And by sometimes I mean when I just react instead of stopping and thinking about how I want to … Continue reading

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Crockpot Char Siu Pork

“It’s in the ‘Freezes Beautifully’ section of my cookbook, and I want to make something that freezes beautifully.”  – Annelle, Steel Magnolias The Mistah and I have only recently begun to seriously budget.  Until now, budgeting meant making sure we … Continue reading

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Chilled Avocado Soup

Lately I feel like I’m on the verge of becoming the stereotypical crotchety old lady.  The one who mutters under my breath about “kids these days” and “hell in a handbasket” and then wonders why people avoid making eye contact … Continue reading

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