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Experimental Cooking: Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies

I can’t follow directions very well, we know this. Halfway through making regular chocolate-chip cookies I was inspired to add more chocolatey-goodness. So I modified it. Results below: Chocolate-chocolate chip cookies Makes about 2 1/2 dozen Ingredients 2 1/4c flour … Continue reading

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Update — How Thanksgiving went and upcoming events

Oh my! I realized I forgot to update you guys about how my Thanksgiving meal went! Silly me! It was a good meal, overall. It was my first time cooking a turkey… which was definitely an adventure! I decided to … Continue reading

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Experimental Cooking and other things…

So tonight is more experimental cooking. I am mixing beef, yellow curry mix (with Jamaican flair), onions, orange bell pepper, frozen mixed veggies, cream, and flour (thickener) and making some kind of curry-ish-gravy to put over rice. I am not … Continue reading

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Not-too-sweet Strawberry Biscuits

It is fresh strawberry season here in the Pacific Northwest. A local burger joint has their fresh strawberry shakes, shortcakes, and smoothies on special right now. My father-in-law purchased a half-flat (6 quarts) of strawberries recently, and needed them to … Continue reading

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It’s My Daddy’s Fault…

I blame my Mother for so many things, but some are really my Daddy’s fault. He has taught me so many things since he joined the family. I smile every day when I think how blessed I am that he … Continue reading

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I Blame My Mother…

I think, to better explain myself, I had better explain how I grew up. I will start by saying that my life, though influenced by many relatives, has been very strongly influenced by my mother. Therefore? I blame her. First … Continue reading

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Happy Easter 2013

I will admit, I am a cradle-Catholic. What does that mean? Well, it is my Mamma’s religion, and therefore the religion in which she baptized and raised me. I have since strayed from the Catholic Church, though I do hold … Continue reading

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