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Simple Saturday cake

“Romance novels are birthday cake and life is often peanut butter and jelly. I think everyone should have lots of delicious romance novels lying around for those times when the peanut butter of life gets stuck to the roof of your mouth.” Janet Evanovich, American novelist Cake is not my go-to dessert. That is brownies.… Continue reading Simple Saturday cake

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Money-in-the-bank potatoes

“Look at that moon. Potato weather for sure.” Thornton Wilder, "Our Town" Dinner time seems to be under attack. Warm potatoes. Peppery flakes. Mmmmm. It is amazing how many events we attend throughout the year that devour the hours of 6-8 p.m. A super-late dinner may work in some places in the world, but it… Continue reading Money-in-the-bank potatoes

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Savory-swirl pumpkin soup

“Like all magnificent things, it's very simple.” Natalie Babbit, "Tuck Everlasting" Americans do odd things with pumpkins this time of year. Turquoise. Fine for soup bowls, not for soup. The orange speaks for itself, does it not? Normally, I am a rather mild mannered person. But, when I pass a porch displaying a pumpkin that… Continue reading Savory-swirl pumpkin soup