Monthly Archives: June 2011

Your Second Cousin, Twice Removed

And no, I’m not talking about the goofy oddball tucked away in the corner at your last family reunion. I’m talking about that absolutely divine member of the pizza family, the stromboli. Stromboli is rather like a jelly-roll style pizza. … Continue reading

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The Dynamic Duo

And no, I’m not talking about Batman and Robin 😉 I’m talking about one of my favorite fruit flavor pairings: strawberries and bananas.    As I’ve said before, I’m not generally a huge fan of bananas, but I do enjoy … Continue reading

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It’s Hip to Be Square

It has been hot here, and will likely only get hotter as the summer progresses. On Friday night, I was looking for an easy, fulfilling supper I could make for us that wouldn’t yield too much (if anything) in the … Continue reading

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Pretty, Pretty Peas!

I’ll be honest. I’ve never been a big fan of peas. I mean, I won’t pick them out if there are a few scattered in a soup or stew or rice dish, but a serving of just peas? Um, no … Continue reading

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Welcome, Summer!

Happy Summer Solistice! On our side of the equator (or is it that it’s this side of the hemisphere? I never can remember — geography is most definitely NOT one of my talents! 😉 ), today marks the first “official” day … Continue reading

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The Big Easy 2

I’m not talking about N’Awlins, nor am I talking about the movie with Ellen Barkin, Dennis Quaid, John Goodman, and Ned Beatty, either. I’m talking about keeping things easy. I don’t know about where you are, peoples, but here, it’s been … Continue reading

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Is it a Turnover? Or Is it Pizza?

Momma mia, it’s calzone! I don’t know how the weather has been where you are, but here, it’s been hot — and it’s not even “officially” summer yet. 😦 My primary goal is to keep myself and our home as … Continue reading

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