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bourbon drenched raisin nut oatmeal cookies

bourbon drenched oatmeal cookies

Oatmeal cookies seem so Americana to me! I remember growing up and Mom making them sometimes~~I think I love the chewy brown sugary taste…

strawberry biscones
strawberry biscones

Hybrids sometimes make the most beautiful new creations. Yes, a hyb…

~the big screen cooking competition~

the big screen cooking competition

This world of cooking competition is more than just the hard work of tracking down the latest and greatest contests online, creating reci…

~~ally & key ring app~~
ally & key ring app

It’s the #1 shopping app downloaded.  It’s one of the T…

Quick & Easy

Mandarin Orange Oriental Sauce Lamb Chops with Red Pepper Pasta

mandarin orange lamb chops

I love the combination of a smokey grilled flavor with sweet, salty, and spicy, and this recipe has all that in one! The mandarin orange …

picante chicken tinga
picante chicken tinga

When deciding what to call this dish, which was inspired from a rec…

the passing of a kitchen 

the passing of a kitchen 

The word ‘death’ seems too final, as if it’s totally over, gone, forever buried and never to be again. I prefer to say ‘passing’ when som…

the art of grandmothering
the art of grandmothering

I grew up during a time when grandchildren were to be seen not heard. And, this was no more evident th…

is there a heart in seafood
is there a heart in seafood

Archaeology digs uncover history, cultures, people, lifestyles and more. They’re usually painstakingly…

the art of the small things
the art of the small things

Little things, yes, small things, in life can bring such pleasure, satisfaction and happiness. Doesn&#…

I’m on Amazon!
the eagle has landed

This may be the shortest post I’ve ever written~~my cookbook’s now on Amazon & you can…

Lifestyle

inspired home~talking with ree drummond

talking with ree drummond

Ree Drummond is a legend in the food world…a legend who started just about a decade ago as a food blogger. Simply talking about lif…

is there a heart in seafood
is there a heart in seafood

Archaeology digs uncover history, cultures, people, lifestyles and more. They’re usually painstakingly…

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Birthday Surprise from Africa!

Birthdays~~they mean different things to everyone. As I’ve gone through life, birthdays have pro…

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life in black and white

Come along with me as I meander the world finding interesting foods, ingredients, flavors~~and, yes, p…

~weekend in warsaw~
weekend in warsaw

Warsaw, Poland~~possibly a destination that might not be on many folks’ bucket list, but it’s certainl…