Everyday Vinaigrette


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Everyday Vinaigrette To the tune of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way”: Vinaigrettes, I’ve had a few; But then again, I didn’t make them. I’d need to top my greens, By using things found in my kitchen. I planned a triple course; … Continue reading

Noted this Week of January 27, 2013

Noted Weekly.Wednesday:  My Domestication – Vinaigrettes, I’ve Had a Few.  I Did it My Way.

Friday:  Stories – Interview with Lori L. Otto, Author of Emi Lost & Found Series

Audible Arrangements: New Music for an Old Friend


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Audible Arrangements: New Music for an Old Friend It’s hard to remember the beginning of some friendships.  At least, that’s the way it is with Anne.  When did I not know her?  When was she not a part of my … Continue reading

Around the World Roasted Pork Loin (Pork Loin 2 Ways, Recipe 2)


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Around the World Roasted Pork Loin Paprika from Spain, turmeric used in many Indian dishes, garlic, thyme, and Irish whiskey happily put together in an American kitchen, work surprisingly well together in this pork loin recipe. This is recipe two … Continue reading

Shredded Chipotle Pork (Pork Loin 2 Ways, Recipe 1)


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Shredded Chipotle Pork No matter how long I’ve cooked, I am constantly learning and improving and sometimes . . . screwing up.  For instance, this Christmas I learned that handpicked and freshly cracked hickory nuts are a perfect substitute for … Continue reading

5 Favorite Caroling Adventures of 2012


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5 Favorite Caroling Adventures of 2012 5.  Swag Oh yeah.  Rock stars may get the babes, but Carolers get the swag.  Vendors are sweet with the sweets.  This year, we were sent home with warm cookies, caramel lollipops, and fresh … Continue reading

Brussels Sprout Dip


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Brussels Sprout Dip Big D and I recently saw a billboard of a little girl turning her nose up at a plate of Brussels sprouts.  And who can blame her?  From the looks of things, her parents clearly had no … Continue reading