Monthly Archives: October 2012

Let Them Eat Cake!

I’m not much of a sweets person, really, and I’m a far cry from a chocoholic. Sometimes, though, I want cake…more specifically, chocolate cake. As Wikipedia tells us: Cocoa solids contain alkaloids such as theobromine and phenethylamine, which have physiological … Continue reading

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…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 meal a week — is Spinach Cheesy … Continue reading

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Did You Forget Me?

When we attend or host a gathering, I often like to include a vegetable salad of some sorts. Usually, no matter what the meal is, a green vegetable salad makes a nice accompaniment — and, me being me, I always … Continue reading

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“C” is for Cookie

I have made the world’s best reduced-sugar cookie. I think even the Cookie Monster would like it. I know it made a cookie monster out of me!! 😉 Inspired by a recipe for Crispy-Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies in my Splenda Simple … Continue reading

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The Best of Both Worlds

Of the many things associated with Texas, barbecue is one of the first things that come to many folks’ minds — most especially BBQ beef brisket. As Wikipedia tells us: Brisket is a cut of meat from the breast or … Continue reading

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It’s a Two-Fer!

A few weeks ago, when I was casting about for something to have as our weekly meatless meal, I got the idea to make a Cream of Potato Soup from some leftover mashed potatoes. Soup and grilled cheese sandwiches sounded really yummy … Continue reading

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