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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. ๐Ÿ™‚ This one will have you smiling and breathing happily again in no time. I've… Continue reading Curried cauli-potato soup

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Iron-skillet, deep-dish pizza

"Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around." Anna Quindlen, American journalist and author There was a time when I all knew of deep-dish pizza was a "pie" my grandmother used to make. It was rich with sauce and cheese and had cornmeal in the crust. She baked it in a Pyrex pie… Continue reading Iron-skillet, deep-dish pizza

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Frosty-windows oatmeal

Re-sharing an oldie but goodie in case healthier meals are on your 2020 agenda. ๐Ÿ™‚ โ€œBattles 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.โ€ Katherine Applegate, American young adult/childrens… Continue reading Frosty-windows oatmeal

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Boiled-egg stash

โ€œA box without hinges, key, or lid,Yet golden treasure inside is hid.โ€ 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

โ€œNot everyone can be a truffle. Most of us are potatoes. And a potato is a very good thing to be.โ€ 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