Archive for the 'Recipes' Category

Isn’t it Rice to Hear from You?

This summer in Ohio has been hot with a capital H. Some very good things have happened – spending time with my parents and seeing the excellent adults into which my children are slowly and not so slowly growing. Some not so happy things have happened as well and at the top of this list [...]

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Another Kind of Sloppy

I know it has been too long, but other things have been taking control of my world. Teaching my darling students, the play, and speech season took its toll on my time. The Saint and the helper monkeys required me as well. The zombie marmots have also wanted me. Imagine that! Since summer started, I [...]

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Tomato Sauce or Tomato Gravy… Location, Location, Location

The amazing K.A.Stewart has asked for a tomato sauce recipe. Well… here in NE Ohio, sauce is usually made with meat and the other is called marinara. In New Jersey though, I have heard, that our sauce is their tomato gravy. Whatevs…. it is good on pasta. She asked me if I made mine with [...]

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K. A. Stewart… Be Brave

So I have two recipe requests from the amazing K. A. Stewart. They are not connected, so please understand. They are, however, sweets for which she has a hankering. The first is peach pie. It really isn’t peach season, but I am betting that it can be made adequately with frozen peaches if they are [...]

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Cheers to the Local Butcher

If you have spent any time buying meat lately, you will have noticed that the cost of everything is going up.  My father, a butcher all his life, and I have discussed this in detail.  Poor cuts of meat or good cuts… it all costs a great deal more than it did a year ago.  [...]

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