My FB Friends’ Request for a Recipe that Is Only in My Head – Broccoli Slaw with Bacon and Cheddar

I posted a picture of this slaw on FB the other day; Continue reading

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Triple Delight: Farro, Feta and Freshly Roasted Vegetable Salad

I was supposed to blog this great salad a couple weeks ago because folks have been asking me for the recipe Continue reading

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(Sorta) Ma Po Tofu – Quick and Flavorful Weeknight Meal

Kurt and I have a musical son.  Instead of carting Ken to sports practices and games, we are E-T-E-R-N-A-L-L-Y driving him to auditions and rehearsals.  Continue reading

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A Mid-Summer Day: Roller Coasters and Blackberry Pie for My Two Guys!

Today, my husband Kurt took our son Ken to King’s Dominion, the big amusement park here in the DMV (that’s District, Maryland and Virginia for those not from these parts). Continue reading


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Split Pea Soup with Country Ham

Although Kurt is the soup maestro in the family, I do like to try my hand at crafting something he hasn’t made.  When he reminded me we had several bags of sliced country ham left from New Year’s in our freezer, Continue reading

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Incredible Tomato Sauce With Just Three Ingredients!

I’m back, at least for today!  I wrote the following post the day after my last post at the end of January, but somehow never got around to publishing it.  Indeed, I have a handful of posts that are languishing on disk.  Such is life; mine is full of twists and turns.  Enjoy this sauce– so easy, yet so tasty! Continue reading


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