What can I say, I had some rhubarb leftover from my last couple of posts, and HAD to find something to do with it!
That’s when the method of my madness usually consists of seeing what’s in the fridge and finding some inspiration there. Lo and [...]
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Every Sunday evening, my S.O. and I have “splurge night”, where we allow ourselves to have something a bit (OK, maybe a lot) more decadent than our usual weekday fare.
So why Sunday, you may ask? Well, we have tried putting splurge night on Friday or Saturday, [...]
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You know how some recipes start out by accident?
Well, I was in the middle of making cranberry sauce when my S.O. called and was lost coming home from a conference in a nearby state. I ran to the computer to get directions, came back to my [...]
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Can you tell I’m finding different ways to use up the vast end-of-summer watermelon supply from Dad’s garden? They and tomatoes are coming out our ears, and I can only make so many “Melon Man” Cocktails (although it’s fun trying)!
And it’s been a busy week. I started [...]
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I’ve been nursing a pretty annoying outbreak of poison ivy all week.
I can’t believe that after all these years of working in the garden, I have never been exposed to it before! So I had just assumed that I must be immune to it, and [...]
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And while it’s not unusual for me to simmer a huge pot of from-scratch sauce, made with a couple dozen or more ingredients, I think it’s fun every once in a while to “jazz up” a good bottled sauce.
Now naysayers of sweet sauces, don’t hate! Just [...]
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