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2 beach reads and a film classic that will help you hang on to summer

"Maggie saw the sunset before she saw the cottage. It stretched across Lake Michigan in a broad sweep of orange and a glowing pink not unlike the colors of her borrowed skirt. Beach clothes, indeed." Nora Edinger, Dune Girl Fall is wonderful. Pumpkins. Fuzzy sweaters. Crockpot meals. But, I'm not quite ready to let go… Continue reading 2 beach reads and a film classic that will help you hang on to summer

recipes

Savory Potato Coins

“What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.” A.A. Milne, author of "Winnie the Pooh" books Someday soon it will be cool enough that you will want to turn on your oven. Here is a tasty and simple recipe you may want to try.… Continue reading Savory Potato Coins

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Grandmother Moore’s tomato relish

“Sweet Roma tomatoes, grassy licorice tarragon, thin purple eggplants and small crisp beans thrived in a series of old wine barrels that sat in the tiny square." N.M. Kelby, "White Truffles in Winter" There are two reasons why I have actually tasted recipes like today's tomato relish. The relish is the red one. Look for… Continue reading Grandmother Moore’s tomato relish