Pressure Cooker Spanish Rice

Recently, Ray wrote a blog about his new pressure/multi-cooker. This made me remember a post idea I’d had in the past, but had not yet gotten around to – my husband Tom’s Spanish Rice. Years ago, we’d shared some of our favorite childhood food memories, and the subject of Spanish Rice came up. My idea […]

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A Cookie Peppered with Controversy

Last weekend I decided to take advantage of the cooler temperatures and work outside in the garden. Tom did not decide to accompany me. He told me he had things he wanted to accomplish inside. That did not surprise me, and I didn’t really think much of it. After about an hour, our “cool” temperatures […]

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New Kitchen Aquisition! -Staub Braiser

For a while now I have been contemplating the need for a cooking vessel that has not been in my arsenal. I have various Dutch Ovens – cast iron, nonstick, stainless steel and plenty of frying pans both nonstick and stainless, but there is a sweet spot between the two that I knew needed to […]

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Lemon Curd Will Not Defeat Me

As seems to happen with me, the thing I planned to write about this week is not what I am actually going to write about. I’ve learned not to get too hung up about it, because plans are good, but don’t always go the way we imagine. The plan started simply enough, make some cupcakes, […]

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