Tag Archives: Cooking

Cookbookery

My latest acquisition. Purchased this past spring. I’ve been keeping it a secret because I was supposed to be weeding out my old cookbooks, not buying more of them. Old, and sometimes new, cookbooks are my one weakness. And I … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Vegetable Salad Mold

I originally posted this in March, but I want to keep recipes all together under one page heading, so I’m putting it up again.  “Bear with, bear with.”  This weird recipe for a vegetables-jello-tomato-soup-cream-cheese-salad-mold needs a better name.  It is … Continue reading

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Three Peas in a Pot

Okay, make that three thousand peas. Split peas. And some carrots, onion, a couple of seasonings, plenty of water and a source of heat. Wait impatiently for a few hours and you have yummy split pea soup. That’s what I … Continue reading

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First You Burn It . . .

It’s early.  Not yet dawn.  And I decide I want to have some tea and toast to start my day.  I grab the bread and put two slices in the toaster.  While they’re toasting, I get out the electric kettle … Continue reading

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Mom’s Vegetable Salad Mold

This weird recipe for a vegetables-jello-tomato-soup-cream-cheese-salad-mold needs a better name.  It is a recipe given to my mom by her aunt, an old-maid-schoolteacher, who couldn’t cook but who liked to tell other people how to cook, most especially if they were cooking … Continue reading

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Cookbooks, cookbooks and more cookbooks . . .

A while back I wrote about my very first cookbook here and recently I got out my first real grown-up cookbook, “The Joy of Cooking”. My grandmother sent it to me when I had my first apartment.  It got me thinking … Continue reading

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PICKLES!!!!

Who doesn’t like a good, crispy, crunchy pickle?  Not many folks can resist pickles.  Sweet, dill, midget, bread and butter, or relish, we all love pickles. And here is a little pickle music, sort of, to go with today’s post: … Continue reading

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My Very First Cookbook!!!!…….

No, no, I didn’t write it. I read it.  When I was 8 or 9.   “Miss B.’s First Cookbook”,  the world’s most special-est cookbook because, you see, I was also a Miss B.  It was as though someone wrote a cookbook just … Continue reading

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CHEESY COME, CHEESY GO…

My most recent creation for NGCSM (National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month) was a hit and miss kinda thing. I was surfing the ‘net last week for some ideas for another grilled cheese and came away feeling there isn’t enough time … Continue reading

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