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Week in the Kitchen

This week has been slow in the kitchen as I have been away from home a good bit. The heat and humidity have also returned (as it should for August in Virginia), and I admit I have not felt drawn to spending time in the kitchen. 171 more words

Simple Food

Take 'em a meal; broccoli-chicken casserole

I’m going to call my first cookbook Tweakers. (Notice, please, I did not say Twerkers.)  I’m referring to the habit of myself and most of my cook friends in which we change every recipe just a little, even the first time we make it. 280 more words

Simple Foods

Book Review of The Mushroom Hunters

I am not a foodie nor a cook nor do I frequent many high-end restaurants. And, I certainly have never taken any interest whatsoever in mushrooms. 1,444 more words


What does a fresh corn souffle have to do with depression?

Plenty- in this house where I’ve learned over the years that so much of dealing with depression is putting one foot in front of the other, making supper, digging down into your real (as opposed to your fantasy) relationships. 580 more words

Healthy Cooking

Cream of Heirloom Tomato Soup

Cream of Heirloom Tomato Soup

This soup is so simple and so delicious. Simple ingredients = amazingness. For a delicious, delicate, light soup, keep it to just the tomatoes- for a more substantial protein fortified option, the addition of white beans fills it out perfectly. 254 more words


Squashed, again!

Hoot, mon, it’s a great summer when the squash plants outdo themselves and you find two good new squash recipes. This one showed up last week in the American Profile magazine supplement, with Stoic the Vast pointing out the cover promo as “something else you could try.” I could also try reading for an entire day with the good-looking pool boy bringing me margaritas, but squash seems more likely to be in my immediate future than a young Norse god. 226 more words

Good Food

Blueberry pie, just blueberries

All my cooking life I’ve tended toward recipes that jazz things up. Not this one.

Marion Cunningham’s Fresh Berry Pie in her revised Fanny Farmer Baking Book… 344 more words

Seasonal Food