Category Archives: Food

This Summer: A Manifesto

School let out a week ago and I’ve been a little at loose ends as I don’t teach during the summer.  I have a huge lists of projects that need doing, but somehow I’m not terribly inspired to get started.  … Continue reading

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With A Cherry On Top

One of my bloggy friends has been participating in a meme called Friday Fragments hosted by the Unknown Mami.  I thought I would invite myself to play along because I’m a joiner like that.  Basically it’s a bunch of random … Continue reading

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Hey! Is that who I think it is?

Shaun took me to lunch at our favorite Szechuan  restaurant this weekend. As we chatted and enjoyed our meal I watched as a little boy wandered near our table.  He walked back and forth a couple times and eventually stopped … Continue reading

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A Sweet Tradition

A couple weeks ago, I set a loose goal for myself to bake some sort of bread about once a week. I had no particular reason to do this…it was just one of those things. (What? You don’t get crazy … Continue reading

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For the Love of Coffee and a Good Man

Last night I was browsing through Pintrest before bed.  I stumbled across a board about coffee and just had to laugh at some of the silliness posted.  (Just in case you are unaware, it’s pretty much a State Law that … Continue reading

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Of Cake and Song

I come from a family of singers. So it was really no big surprise when I answered my phone last Thursday morning and was greeting with a rousing rendition of song. This went on all day long. Interspersed among happy … Continue reading

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The Chili Lover

Shaun and I had been dating long enough for me to realize that he was The One, when I decided to treat him to my World Famous Chili. He watched with an odd expression on his face as I sautéed … Continue reading

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Pancakes

When I peeked into Facebook last night, I was rather baffled to find that nearly everyone was talking about pancakes for dinner.  Huh? Pancakes? Sure, we like to have breakfast-for-dinner as much as the next family, but why on earth … Continue reading

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The Most Important Meal of the Day

“Hi Mom!” KT said as she came into the kitchen fresh from a shower.  “What’s for breakfast?” “Breakfast?” I asked, “Um…how about coffee?”  “Mo-o-o-o-o-o-m.”  My daughter hadn’t even been home from college for a full day and already she expected … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I have so  much to be thankful for.  A warm home, loving husband, two beautiful daughters, way too many critters, deep friendships and well…what more could I possibly need? How about a cornucopia filled with pineapple, lemons and watermelon? (Thank … Continue reading

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