Archive for the 'General Missives' Category

Finally!

Last Thursday officially started my summer break.  As of yet, it does not quite feel like a break though.  What is worse is that I just have not felt inspired to cook or bake.  Do not fear as no one in the household has starved yet.  I just haven’t felt like experimenting.  I blame the [...]

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Gobblin’ Cobbler

August is peach month and there is nothing better than fresh, juicy peaches.  Good peaches can only be gotten this time of the year.  Peaches from the grocery store any other time are just mealy fail.  In honor of this, I am putting up my grandmother’s cobbler recipe for peach and apple cobbler.  Mind you, [...]

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Good to be Home

Rolled in here at about 2:30 in the morning.  Needless to say, I am tired and about 80 pounds of laundry is ahead of me to be washed.  I am on the second load now.   The trip was wonderful.  Most of all, I had wonderful gastric experiences – seafood, cannoli, and other wonderful concoctions.  [...]

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The Morning After

No recipe today.  I am swimming in dirty laundry because of all the baking for the wedding.  My beautiful Cabbage Patch Baby was breathtaking as she became Mrs. Prince Charming.  Honestly, it is hard to believe her more beautiful than she normally is (I am not biased because she is my niece, really), but she [...]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Admittedly, it is not cold at all.  It is summer on the North Coast which means that we are sitting in the 80s and low 90s most days.  K.A. Stewart (whose book is now available in bookstores and for downloads) asked me a question about the cold – freezing to be exact.  Here we go [...]

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