Category Archives: Mad good recipes and kitchen creations

Good Morning Sunshine!

“Wake up, little rosebud. Time to rise and shine!” So went my early morning wake-up routine with the kids ( Well, at least on the mornings that didn’t start with, ” Oh crap! The alarm didn’t go off. Get up … Continue reading

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CLAFOUTIS. God bless you!

Kevin says if something has an exotic name, I’ll like it. Ok, maybe that’s a little true – but only because I’ve learned the coolest things I never heard of, simply because the sound of the name intrigued me enough … Continue reading

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Weeds! Glorious weeds!

Winter just held its breath until it turned blue. I did not even get a spade into the ground until late in May, and what we have is a bare bones garden of a few tomato plants, pumpkins, fennel, cucumbers, … Continue reading

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Having the Girls Over

The last month has been busy with mostly good things – a wonderful week long visit with my son and his family in Virginia, welcoming a new colleague at work, winter finally giving up the ghost and the yard work … Continue reading

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Not Your Mamaw’s Soul Food

A lot of the recipes I cherish come from my family; solid farming folk from upstate New York and Kentucky; my grandmother Norma’s corn pudding, baked beans, Switchel and German potato salad (which is probably more like Pennsylvania Dutch style … Continue reading

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Weeknight Skillet Supper

Brussels sprouts, bacon, apples and pumpkin seeds. I recently decided to make a concerted effort to drop a few pounds by avoiding most foods made with flour (bread, pasta,snack foods, baked sweets, cereal), potatoes and sugar. Luckily I enjoy novel … Continue reading

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