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Category Archive: Recipes

Hamburger Bliss

I don’t often share recipes on my blog, although I have posted a few in the past here and here.  This one is courtesy of The Today Show.  We copied what we saw. … Continue reading

Dejunking: The Book that Motivated Me

I’ve been dejunking my house.  It is all due to the book For Packrats Only: How to Clean Up, Clear Out, and Dejunk Your Life Forever (1998) by Don Aslett.  I heard about it… Continue reading

My (Sparse) Collection of Cookbooks

Several years ago, I spent much of my time running a local scholarship program for the young women in my community.  I directed the program, completely as a volunteer, and helped the women… Continue reading

Making Gnocchi with Argentine Thanksgiving Guests

As you probably know, today is Thanksgiving in the United States.  My turkey has been brined and is in the oven, and my sour cream apple pies are begging me to eat them. … Continue reading

The Best Chili Ever

A while back, I posted a recipe.  Well, it’s time for another one.  This is one of the standards at our house, and I got it from my brilliant friend Toni.  I often… Continue reading

Nora Ephron’s Cheesecake Recipe

The talented Nora Ephron, born May 19, 1941, died yesterday (June 26, 2012) at the age of 71.  She is best known for her screenwriting of “Sleepless in Seattle” (which she also directed)… Continue reading