Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lemon Raspberry Bread with Hazelnut Streusel Topping

Hubby and I ate this bread so quickly that I barely managed to snag a photo of the very last piece of it.  I don’t know what it is about the combination of raspberries and lemon, but I love it.  … Continue reading

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Shikar Vindaloo–a (very) hot sweet and sour pork curry

Last week our local newspaper ran an article about local restaurants hiring chefs for one night a month to cook a special dinner when the restaurant usually isn’t open for business. In this case the restaurant’s normal hours of business … Continue reading

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How do you reward yourself for all that gardening work? Triple Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

Sometimes a girl’s just got to have some brownies.  Even if there is no particular reason, other than there is a chocolate craving that needs to be satisfied.  But I considered my time spent in the garden Friday, Saturday, and … Continue reading

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Busy, busy in the garden

Clockwise, from top left: artichoke, rhubarb, oregano, chives. I spent a good part of yesterday evening and most of today in the garden.  The weather continues to be beautiful and things are popping up, needing to be uncovered from their winter mulch … Continue reading

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Risky Business in the Garden and Poopy Eggs

It has been unseasonably warm lately.  I spent all day Saturday working in the garden because it was sunny and nearly 70 degrees F outside.  I couldn’t stand to be indoors.  And the garden is waking up and needs attention.  … Continue reading

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It’s My 1 Year Blogiversary

Hard to believe that it was 1 year ago when I started this blog.  My original intent for this blog was to document the road to what I thought was to be my hysterectomy last year.  But it didn’t really turn into that … Continue reading

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World’s Best Focaccia

I’ve had my breadmaker for 10 years.  I’ve worn out 1 paddle and pan and I’m probably due to wear out my current one before too much longer.  I use it a lot.  It is probably the most heavily used … Continue reading

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Corn and Red Pepper Bisque

Another home run dinner tonight.  And it came from my new most favorite cookbook, The Locavore’s Kitchen.  This is the cookbook I checked out from the library a few weeks ago while recovering from surgery and loved it so much … Continue reading

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