Category Archives: Cooking

Some of the cools things I’ve experimented with in my kitchen!

When Turkeys Fly – Thanksgiving Disasters

It’s hard to believe another year is drawing to a close. And of course, this is the time of year we are most sentimental with memories of holidays past, like when turkeys fly. The past few days, I have to … Continue reading

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Baking bread in Lynne’s Kitchen

Here’s a guilty admission of mine. I know – “thou shall not covet,” but covet I did!! I always wanted a KitchenAid mixer, as I love to bake. Every year around Thanksgiving and Christmas, I would dream about getting this … Continue reading

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My super-awesome Bacon Tomato Tart

Bacon Tomato Tart – a match made in heaven! A few summers ago, our garden was blessed with a beautiful bounty of tomatoes. In the spring, I had purchased a Goliath tomato plant at our local Farmer’s Market, and we … Continue reading

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Homemade Applesauce with Cinnamon

When the fall weather is crisp and sunny, as it was yesterday, we usually try to grill outside, as we know our days of doing such are numbered during this fickle change of seasons. Pork chops were on the menu, and they would … Continue reading

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My super awesome granola

  I am totally taking bragging rights on my granola. Here’s the scoop. Last summer, I made my very first batch of the toasted-oat, yummy goodness. You may wonder why would I go through all that trouble when I could … Continue reading

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Inspired to write by a chewy granola bar…

“Marge, it’s 3 a.m. Shouldn’t you be baking?” – Homer Simpson I have a huge announcement to make that will come as no big surprise…some days I just can’t get it into gear. Like today. I have a few writing projects … Continue reading

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The Comfort Cookie

This past Monday, June 25, 2012 would have been my dad’s 77th birthday. For the most part, I had a pretty good day. Of course, I had my moments of sadness. But the weather here was picture-perfect – “his” kind of weather. … Continue reading

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