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Ingredient-Free Baking

Since I’m trying to dial back the starch and sugar in my diet, and have a bunch of family members with restrictions, I often prowl for recipes. I found one especially promising dessert online. No sugar or grain? Why, that … Continue reading

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Fajita Magic

Y’all, I’ve accidentally invented the best entree ever. It all started when Brent and I planned a dinner party for ten friends. What to serve? “Fajitas,” I declared. “You just grill some meat and veggies, and everyone piles whatever they … Continue reading

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Party Animals… and Vegetables

I’m starting to realize the grim truth: I’m outnumbered and surrounded–by my appliances. Last week, the toaster oven and the gas stove rebelled… on the very same night. In support of our quest to eat more super-healthy foods, I picked … Continue reading

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You Know You’re One of the Family When…

Last weekend we visited Brent’s mom, rather belatedly, for her birthday. Mom and I sat at the table with our coffee, reminiscing about our long history. “You’ve treated me like a daughter from day one,” I told her with gratitude. … Continue reading

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Bargain Hunting

Hey, I may be old-ish, but I’m at least in the 21st century… I use email, Facebook and a Kindle e-reader. A smartphone helps me a lot with everyday life, even if it often annoys me by being smarter than … Continue reading

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Holiday Fiasco – I mean, FEAST.

What I’d like to know is, why don’t we eat normal food for Thanksgiving? Like lasagna or steak. Or at least, if we’re going to eat poultry, start with a bird that isn’t five times the size we usually cook, … Continue reading

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