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Food For Thought

We all know that food memories are surprisingly strong.  The smell of something cooking can transport us to a past moment in time.  A mention of an ingredient can make us remember a special meal at a great restaurant, and … Continue reading

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In Celebration of… Appetites

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes.  Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.”  – Erma Bombeck Lo and Behold, in the blink of an eye, the holidays are upon us once again.  … Continue reading

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Prepare to Do Nothing.

I had a conversation with a couple of coworkers today who pointed out some of the reasons so many of us truly enjoy Thanksgiving:  food, football, and stretchy pants.  It is a day when, after the flurry of food preparation … Continue reading

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They Didn’t Get to Cheat

Last night was one of those evenings when I got home late. I had forgotten to get anything out to thaw for dinner. My son had already eaten something (being a teen, he eats pretty much every couple hours) so … Continue reading

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Cuisine Chaos

Several years ago I told my sister that during some upcoming time off from work, I was looking forward to getting my recipes organized.  When she stopped giggling, I believe she muttered something like “well, it’s good to have goals.”  … Continue reading

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The Best Way….

As I was preparing to hard boil a few eggs for Easter, I could hear in my head the voices of a few people in my life who hold strong opinions on the best way to complete this particular process.  … Continue reading

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That Dreaded Nightly Question

You are headed home after a long busy day. No matter what you have spent your day doing, no doubt it involved making decisions, beating deadlines and maintaining a good energy level.  One would think your day is over, and … Continue reading

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