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Frosty-windows oatmeal

Re-sharing an oldie but goodie in case healthier meals are on your 2020 agenda. 🙂 “Battles that involve oatmeal are just never going to end up being historic, you know?" Jake went on. "Gettysburg? No major oatmeal involvement. The Battle of Midway? Neither side used oatmeal. Desert Storm? No oatmeal.” Katherine Applegate, American young adult/childrens… Continue reading Frosty-windows oatmeal

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Boiled-egg stash

“A box without hinges, key, or lid,Yet golden treasure inside is hid.” J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit There are wonderful recipes in the blogosphere. (I'd like to think some of them are in my archives.) But, the flipside of all this culinary wisdom is the novice cook, who really doesn't want to make pavlovas or braided… Continue reading Boiled-egg stash

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Sunshiney potato soup

“Not everyone can be a truffle. Most of us are potatoes. And a potato is a very good thing to be.” Massimo Bottura, "Massimo Bottura: Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef" A potato may not look like much, but just think of the things you can do with one. Mash it, fry it, turn it… Continue reading Sunshiney potato soup

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Grape and citrus salad

“There was a pleasantness to the air and a spirit about the town that did not come from its color, but from some inner, tasty citrus quality." Gail Carriger, "Blameless" I am not one to skip meals. I rather like food. But, the time period between Thanksgiving and New Year's is too intense for even… Continue reading Grape and citrus salad

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No-can-do cranberry sauce

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.” Oscar Wilde, Irish playwright Cranberries. I like them. Chopped and tossed with oranges in a bitter relish. Glistening in all their red glory in a glass bowl. I have nothing against cranberries from a can, either, even the jellied kind that slide out… Continue reading No-can-do cranberry sauce