I was long overdue.
Every year for the longest time, I fixed an Indian feast for a small group of friends. We gorged on Tandoori chicken, baba ganoush, chicken in a spicy coconut milk sauce with raisins and cashews, a turmeric spinach and potato dish, curried veggies, poppadom, [...]
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There are so many things that I like about fall.
I like that I can continue to walk the pups or work out in the yard and no longer have sweat running down every crevice.
I like that we don’t have to run either the [...]
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Last weekend was our church’s 3-day rummage sale. My friend Jon, who has been dubbed everything from “Rummage Czar” to “Reverend Rummage” is in charge of the event that takes place both in the spring and fall each year. It is a tremendous undertaking that starts with collecting everyone’s [...]
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It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!
My friend Sandy and I used to go to an apple orchard up in Michigan every fall to pick apples. A gruff old guy owned the place. And when you pulled in, he grunted out the usual rundown of all the different types of apples he had, [...]
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Last night, I was riding my bicycle around our neighborhood, like I always do in the evening. Since it has been a sweltering 97 degrees the last couple of days (in September? Are you kidding me?), I have been going later than usual. I also walk the dogs in the morning; [...]
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S.O. and I had the loveliest time dining at our friend Lynn’s last week. Lynn just loves to “put on the dog” when it comes to fixing a good meal. Back in the day, she worked at a junior high school as a Home Economics teacher. So preparing a [...]
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with Cherry Bourbon Butter Sauce!
I have spent the most grand and glorious last few days in Door County, WI with my mom and aunt. We have shopped, we have toured, we have walked, and (oh my) have we eaten!
Of course we did the local whitefish boil at Pelletier’s:
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It’s not too often that I get to cook for my in-laws.
Two weeks ago, S.O.’s brother Eric (who lives a few hours away) brought their mother up here for a visit. I fixed a summer harvest feast of a supper: Caribbean jerk pork burger sliders with mini pretzel [...]
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