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Cooking School/ Macaroni and Cheese
1 cube butter (or the equivalent of ½ cup of butter)
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp. chicken bullion (or 1/2 cube Knorr’s chicken bullion cube)
2 cups milk
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1 1/2 tsp. lowery’s seasoned salt
dash of pepper
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Green Chili and Chicken…Chili

On December 11, 2015 By admin

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 medium onion, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder or 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced
1 tablespoon oil
2 cans (15 1/2 ounces each) Great Northern Beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) chicken broth
2 [...]

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Cooking School: Cookie Basics

On November 15, 2014 By admin

Basic Cookie Dough:
The recipe below is a combination of a few recipes. Enjoy.


2 and 1/2 cups flour (a little more than this is BETTER than a little less)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon corn starch (optional!! It offers your cookies a “soft baked” [...]

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I stepped out of the Kitchen

On May 22, 2013 By admin

And onto the street for a run. And the rest is a really lovely tale. But I’m back friends. More posts soon.

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I’ve been on the road and now I’m back. Why I can’t blog while I’m on the road is a mystery I can not explain. But in honor of summer I’m re-posting a favorite summer treat. Dice and enjoy!

Originally posted August 10th, 2008

What do I eat when I’m famished? I’ll tell you. [...]

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Mid Morning Snack

On April 23, 2012 By admin

Wow. I created my perfect 10:00am snack. I’m beyond impressed with myself:
Frozen bananas
Almond milk
1 1/2 Tablespoons dark cocoa powder

Mix ingredients together in vita mix. You’ll thank me.

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Thanksgiving: Stuffing

On November 4, 2010 By admin

Thanksgiving is in three weeks. Are you prepared? Do you have plans? What are you making?

If you are in charge of the stuffing, don’t forget about this perfect recipe.

And while we are here, what is your favorite, absolute must have Thanksgiving dish? Mine is sweet potato casserole. [...]

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I’m Back

On November 3, 2010 By admin


It has been far too long. But for those of you in the know–you’ll know we’ve been a bit under water lately. Underwater for good reasons, not bad. We moved across the country. And as the number of boxes diminishes and the number of recipes on my counter increases I feel a need to [...]

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Cooking: Back from the Break

On August 13, 2009 By admin

Hello again! I’m back! Not back with a vengeance, just back. And do you want to know what I was doing this summer? I’ll show you.

That’s right. Taking a break. No cooking. I succumbed to all sorts of sugar cereals, prepackaged bread (that lasts on the shelf for [...]

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Tonight we are having friends over for Minestrone Salad with Grilled Sausage and Arugula Pesto. This is one of my favorite summertime menus. I make the salad and pesto in the morning, clean my house like a madwoman in the afternoon, then grill [...]

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