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Fourth-of-July Fare: The Best Potato Salad

One of the dishes I made for my June Mommy Dinner was potato salad.  Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Pie Bars from Foodie (and Wine) Friend Lee!

I met my friend Lee through her best friend Andy whom I met decades ago when my hospital was installing his company’s software.   Andy once organized a wine trip through Napa for eight of us which involved multiple wine tour stops per day and traveling around in a big white van– but that’s another blog post… Continue reading

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Spring Desserts: Rhubarb (and Strawberry) Crumble – Grace’s Recipe

Rhubarb is one of those food items (officially deemed a “fruit” instead of a vegetable through a 1947 NY law because it was cooked into pies) that I never ate growing up in DC.  Strawberry pie, of course, but rhubarb? Continue reading

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Banana Bread, Stepped Up

Bananas are the common denominator fruit in our family, so I try to buy them every week along with a few individual favorites.  Sometimes, however, the bananas ripen too quickly and it’s banana bread time. Continue reading

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My March Madness and Take-A-Breather Stuffed Shells

I can’t believe I haven’t posted in over two weeks; the volume of activity, particularly kiddie-related planning, has been relentless.

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Cheesy Baked Farro For The Snowquester

Last night, Ken eagerly performed all his usual snow rituals:  flushing ice down the toilet, wearing his pajamas inside out.  Yet, by bedtime, there was still no snow nor any emails from the school system. Continue reading

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