Category Archives: Kitchen adventures

A Day in the Life: Friendsgiving 2018

Over the years, I’ve often invited others with no place to go on Thanksgiving to share our feast, but I’ve never set aside a special day for Friendsgiving. My younger son and his wife have done that for a few … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Yum! Rum!

Before I moved from my house with a small, but usable kitchen to an apartment with a teeny-weeny, difficult kitchen, I cooked or baked nearly every day, mostly for other people. Lately, as the weather has grown colder with the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: An Abundance of Zucchini

As some of my friends know, I love to cook and I love to experiment, adapt recipes from others, and make my own. When my dear friend, Mary, brought me an abundance of zucchini, I pondered how I’d use it … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Kitchen Adventures—Experimental Schnitzel

It’s no secret that I love to cook. Nor is it unusual for me to experiment with even the most basic dishes. Today, while grocery shopping, I decided I had a taste for schnitzel—the crispy, breaded, fried sort that my … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Kitchen Adventures—Tomato Marmalade Chicken

OK, so I know tomato marmalade chicken maybe doesn’t sound so great, but it was truly delicious. This past Friday, I catered a dinner for some friends. These friends have invited me to dinner once a month for ages. I … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Kitchen Adventures—Thai Green Curry Shrimp

Now that I’m home and back to some semblance of a regular schedule, I’ve been cooking a bit. Last night, I had a craving for my favorite food, Thai green curry. I had enough ingredients on hand to whip something … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Miracle Noodles?

I must admit that I haven’t really cooked in nearly two weeks, a most unusual state of affairs. I love to cook, but I’ve been on the feast end of the freelancer’s feast or famine cycle for the past month. … Continue reading

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