Monthly Archives: August 2012

Meet Me at the Fair!

Who doesn’t enjoy an outing to the fair? Displays, demonstrations, booths, and, of course, all that outrageous (and typically unhealthy!) fair food. As Wikipedia summarizes for us: A fair (archaic: fayre) is a gathering of people to display or trade … Continue reading

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Do You Have Any Wild Oats to Sow?

We hear all the time about how good oatmeal is supposed to be for us and how a breakfast bowl of oatmeal will stay with you all day. Well, that may be true for many, but it’s never worked for … Continue reading

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She Sells Seashells by the Seashore…

The shells she sells are surely seashells. So if she sells shells on the seashore,  I’m sure she sells seashore shells. One of hubby’s and my favorite meatless meals — even before we began making a focus of one meatless … Continue reading

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Mrs. Brown…

…you’ve got a lovely daughter. Who doesn’t love Herman’s Hermits?? While hubby and I eat white rice (including treating ourselves to some jasmine rice or basmati rice on occasion), we also try and eat brown rice when we can. As … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Story

We love, love, love our TexMex! One of our favorite TexMex dishes is enchiladas. In a good TexMex restaurant, you’ll typically see a choice of cheese, beef, and chicken enchiladas on the menu. My favorite local TexMex restaurant also offers … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home…

…for home fries! We don’t eat breakfast out often, but when we do, one of the things I like to treat myself to are those crispy, crunchy hash browns. While one can make hash browns at home, it’s a bit of … Continue reading

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I’m a Fiend!

A frittata fiend, that is. 😉 Until fairly recently, I’d never tried making a frittata before. A friend had mentioned making it a few times for a weeknight supper, and in perusing my Betty Crocker Big Red Cookbook, I decided to give it … Continue reading

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