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Christmas Aftermath

Once again, the Holiday Season has come, and mostly gone. I didn’t have anything under the tree for those I love that I really wanted to put there, but somehow, they were happy with what they got, anyhow. I did … Continue reading

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Adventures in Soup

Like a lot of people, my mom cooked ham for Easter dinner. A nice, spiral-cut, bone-in ham. She used to use the ham bone to make split pea soup… but these days, she is the only one who eats that. … Continue reading

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The Joys of Cooking with Left-overs

Love being able to cook big meals two or three days a week, then having quick, easy to put together meals on other days. Monday, we had a whole roast chicken, asparagus, mashed potatoes, gravy….. the left-over chicken, asparagus and … Continue reading

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Soup, Suspicion, and Puppy-Sitting

Remember when I posted about that deal I got on the bone-in pork loin? Today, I cooked one of the roasts. I put it in the crockpot with potatoes and a sliced Honeycrisp apple (Man, was that sucker BIG!) Turned … Continue reading

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Good Food for Busy, Rainy Days

Okay, good food for ANY day. Since I had to work until 5pm tonight, I prepped a big pot of chili last night, tossed it into the crockpot this morning, and let it simmer all day long. There‚Äôs a secret … Continue reading

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