Monthly Archives: January 2022

Spicy Green Beans

What’s there to say? I love me some spicy green beans & they went perfectly with the Katsudan pork cutlet & rice bowls I made for dinner tonight. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb fresh green beans, trimmed 1/2 cup sliced almonds … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy (no knead) Peasant Bread

Winter is notorious for soup & as of late, we’ve had our fair share. And what better side to serve with a bowl of soup than some homemade fresh bread. Normally, if I know the day before I’ll be making … Continue reading

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Aunt Karen’s Shepherd Pie

Forgive the picture. We’d already eaten & I’d forgotten to take a picture of it served on a plate so had to compromise & use what was left in the dish. Shepherds Pie is one of those dishes I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Books I Read In 2021 (and my fave five)

On occasion, people will ask me for book recommendations & while I’m willing to oblige, it’s not without slight reservation. To me, books fall into the same categories as food & music. What I like, piques my interest, or resonates … Continue reading

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