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Water soup, power bowls and other ways to stay out of the grocery store

“Plenty sit still. Hunger is a wanderer.” Zulu proverb When the COVID apocalypse began, our kitchen was still well stocked from a mega-shop done on March 4. At that early date, shelves were full and it was possible to go places and buy things -- lots of things. Fast forward a month and our cabinets… Continue reading Water soup, power bowls and other ways to stay out of the grocery store

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How to stock up without overstocking

"There's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst." Stephen King When my husband and I first got married, we lived in a very old house perched on a hill that was 42 steps above where we parked our cars. Yet, there was still more hill above us.… Continue reading How to stock up without overstocking

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Two ways with Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread is good for St. Patrick's day, to be sure. But, this bread is such a wonderful complement to soup (particularly vegetable, tomato or split pea) that it is a Saturday staple at our home all winter long. With dairy, or without, this version of Irish Soda Bread is the perfect complement to… Continue reading Two ways with Irish Soda Bread

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Grapefruit gum drops

Yum cubed. ❤ “You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. ” Ronald Reagan, American president and Jelly Belly fan This is one of my daughter's favorite recipes to share with friends on special holidays such as Valentine's Day. I managed to pry it out of her hands… Continue reading Grapefruit gum drops

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Curried cauli-potato soup

"Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." Mark Twain If the winter cold or, worse, a winter cold has grabbed you by the throat and wrestled you to the ground, you might want to try this at home. 🙂 This one will have you smiling and breathing happily again in no time. I've… Continue reading Curried cauli-potato soup