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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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Chicken Dinner (reprise) With Cauliflower Mash

In my refrigerator I have a whole organic chicken and a head of cauliflower.  Continue reading

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Heart Attack On A Plate: Mushroom and Pancetta Crostata and Creamed Spinach

I had lots of mushrooms and baby spinach in my refrigerator; both needed to go because I’d need the space for my mommy dinner ingredients.  Continue reading


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New Year’s Pork Roast with Barley

My people hail from the Philippines; we eat noodle dishes on New Year’s Day.  Long noodles = Long life.  Kurt’s family roots are German and  they brought the animal theme to the New Year’s meal:  “Chickens scratch backwards, cows stand still and pigs push forward (i.e., with their snout).”  Continue reading


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Hump Day!

Most folks look at Hump Day as the downhill slide toward the weekend– “I’m half-way to party time!”  For me, it signals the end of three days’ worth of thrown-together cooking to feed my son promptly in order to keep the evening (meaning homework) on track. After tonight’s meal, I get to cook whatever I want, chef UNinterrupted.  Continue reading

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