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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

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3 pizza toppings for the meat/moo free crowd

“There's very little in my world that a foot massage and a thin-crust, everything-on-it pizza won't set right.” mystery writer G.A. McKevett/Sonja Massie Whether it's a night that everyone is too busy to cook or a casual office party, pizza is often a holiday mainstay. And, when you can't have or don't want to have meat or… Continue reading 3 pizza toppings for the meat/moo free crowd

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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

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Pumpkin-nog pudding

"I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." Henry David Thoreau, American writer Once upon a time, people everywhere ate everything and they did not double over in pain or break out in hives. Like glass slippers and whistling while one works, however,… Continue reading Pumpkin-nog pudding

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Refrigerator Pickled Peppers

"It takes a sour woman to make a good pickle." Michael Chabon, "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" It was a case of pantry envy. I was writing a story about low-tech ways of coping with the impending doom many people feared would accompany the year 2000 because of possible computer meltdowns. We walked down to the… Continue reading Refrigerator Pickled Peppers