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I’d always heard that the easiest way to gain five pounds was to take a three-day cruise. The 24-hour buffet, plus three squares a day in the dining rooms, guaranteed success. The thing is: Who needs to gain five pounds
… finish reading Hungry Anyone?
Yesterday I wrote about how to share the spice jars in my cupboard before they reach their expiration dates. Today, I’m in research mode to see if I can find a usage beyond the particular recipe for which I purchased
… finish reading Spice Exchange Possibly Postponed
I’ve been known to purchase a certain spice or herb for a particular recipe, only to find we didn’t like the final result. Perhaps I used a quarter of a teaspoon and am now stuck with the rest of a
… finish reading Spice Exchange
I never met a potato I didn’t like, which is why I try to keep them out of my kitchen. Otherwise, I would eat them every day. Idaho, Russet, Red, Sweet, Yukon Gold (although this last is my least favorite),
… finish reading Potato, Potato
I don’t remember if I’ve written about the Costco experience before, but what does it matter? If I can’t remember every one of my blogs over the past decade I’m assuming nobody else will either. So . . . Costco.
… finish reading Costco
It was an important text from my son who lives in upstate New York. It read “Thinking of you. (Actually he wrote ‘u’, but I can’t bring myself to do that.) About to have Spaghettios ® for dinner. Very excited.”
… finish reading Comfort Food
To celebrate the last day before the Lenten season begins, my friends and I went to a local bakery known for its paczkis. That’s a Polish word, pronounced ‘poonchkeys,’ for what would be a jelly donut on other days.
… finish reading Fat Tuesday
It’s a good thing Earl and I celebrated Valentine’s Day early since we were snowed in yesterday, the official Hallmark holiday. So by today, I yearned for some distractions and went looking for cultural outlets. I was not denied.
… finish reading Haute Culture
Earl and I went to a wonderful party last night. It had all the components that wonderful parties have: great friends, good food, sparkling conversation, and yummy chocolate rum cake for dessert. I had mine with double whipped cream.
… finish reading Wrong Direction