Category Archives: cooking

Back to the cabin in my head…

I haven’t visited the cabin in my head recently.  Today is a good day for it as the weather here is gloomy, blustery and showery.  Things are hopping at the cabin.  The front steps are decorated with plump mums and … Continue reading

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Two fat ladies, Mick Jagger and a dainty savory…

.Intrigued?  Me, too!  If you read my blog you know my mind changes channels in a nano second.  Monday morning I received a surprise text from a longtime friend.  She was in town and had some free time.  Since we don’t … Continue reading

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Write yourself well…

As some of you know, I struggle with weight issues.  I struggle with health issues.  I struggle, period.  I do grow weary of the attitude of “just get to it, do something for yourself.” Trust me, on some days the … Continue reading

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Meringue memories…

Always looking for ways to make education real, this morning I made a batch of raspberry chocolate chip meringue cookies. How does this make education real? Well, I’m using them as a model for a demonstration speech exercise in Public … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas with White Sauce

Here is the recipe for the casserole I made last night.  It exists on the Internet in myriad forms.  I tweaked it to my own tastes.  It’s reasonably healthy because you make your own sauce and don’t used canned soups. … Continue reading

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Baby steps on the journey…

I haven’t cooked for myself much at all since the summer months.  Even though I posted photos of some tasty meals, I haven’t done so since then.  As you’ve read, I have gained back a fair amount of the weight … Continue reading

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A loaf of bread, a wheel of brie and thee…

This is Meg Riley’s interpretation of the famous line, “A loaf of bread, a jug of wine-and thou” from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.  Meg is well educated but shuns traditional literature in favor of her own thoughts.  In preparation for … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough,

the tough lose 6 pounds and 6 inches in one week!!  It wasn’t even a full week, just 6 days. And then the tough have a little breakdown of will (a little stress eating) due to stress but it’s all good.  … Continue reading

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Meals and “recipes”

I’m not one to use a whole bunch of different recipes and some nice people have asked for some from the food photos I’ve posted.  I will describe how I made the meals. Last night was pretty simple.  I grilled … Continue reading

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Cooking for one isn’t much fun…

but it rhymes at least. Two days in and I already know one of my biggest challenges will be cooking for myself. I’ve never liked it too much. In fact I don’t do it. By virtue of my earlier life, … Continue reading

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