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Somethin' Good

Jul. 19, 2012 1:26 pm 
Updated: Sep. 2, 2012 12:55 pm
The other day I blogged on "Waste Not Want Not", using up leftovers.  I again took inventory of what was in the refrig. to plan dinner, I had some pepperoni, some cheese, some cured olives, and tomatoes and herbs.  I was thinking "Oh guess it is pizza night again".  Then I logged on to A.R.… MORE
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Jul. 18, 2012 11:36 am 
Updated: Jul. 20, 2012 11:43 pm
I had some zucchini that was kinda soft, some carrots that were starting to look pale and a very ripe pineapple.  I canoodled around on AR and came up with the Zucchini Pineapple Muffin recipe.  I made a variation of the recipe trying to use up all my on the edge stuff in the refrigerator,… MORE
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I am a retired registered nurse. I have two fabulous grandchildren ages 10 and 7, they live only 1 mile from me so we cook together often.
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I like one pot meals, slow cooker, rustic fare. Lately, I am cultivating recipes for soup and have turned out some really good results, especially using curry seasoning. I am not a baker.
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I make many of my mother's dishes. I like to entertain with just a wide array of appetizers sometimes, even though it is labor intensive.
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My Italian spaghetti sauce. My famous pot roast made in an oven bag. Appetizers.
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My latest debacle is making Pho, Vietnamese beef soup. Very labor intensive, many exotic ingredients, cook all day. I went to strain it through a cheesecloth lined colander and forgot to put anything under the colander. Down the drain it went; 7 hours worth of broth. Oh Well!
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