Braised Beef Short Ribs…

Braised Beef Short Ribs…

Before I jump into the post, I have to share that today is a very special day because my mother Clarette is 89 years old! So happy birthday; I am so lucky that you are my mother! As we settle in to fall, one of things that means for our household is pots of things...
Using up Fresh Herbs…

Using up Fresh Herbs…

You may not be old enough to remember this, but there was a commercial on television years ago where the mother was in the kitchen making rice krispie treats for her family. Wanting them to think they were more work than they were, she threw some flour on her face,...
Guess What’s for Dinner?

Guess What’s for Dinner?

Often on this blog, I talk about my husband. For starters, he is one of my favorite topics. Second, no matter what I say about him, I know he’ll just roll with it and won’t sue me, what with Washington State being a community property state and all that....
New England is Calling…

New England is Calling…

In June of 1998, my husband and I spent 10 wonderful days honeymooning in New England. Jim is from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and after 3 plus years of dating, he couldn’t wait to take me back and show me his favorite places. We ate an obscene amount of lobster,...
Mojito Fruit Salad…

Mojito Fruit Salad…

Did you know that mint is technically a weed? We figured this out years ago when my late mother-in-law Valerie planted some small mint plants along the entry leading to their side door. Within a couple of years, the flower beds along entire side of the house had...
Good for Dinner, and Good for You…

Good for Dinner, and Good for You…

Welcome! At the beginning of the current pandemic, there were so many uncertainties, that many of us found ourselves craving comfort foods; the foods that bring back memories and harken to a safer, more predictable time. Over the past couple of months, I have posted...

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