Author Archives: Angie

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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World Peace Cookies

I’ve heard of these cookies for years & while I’ve never had one nor made them until now, I wish I had done it sooner. Like every year, I set out on a quest for a new Christmas cookie & … Continue reading

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French Vanilla Sables

‘Tis the season where the big blue tin of assorted butter cookies makes an appearance; unless, you find a recipe & opt to make them yourself. The latter is always a win in my book. Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, … Continue reading

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Classic Bran Muffins

I recently listened to an audiobook on women’s health by a doctor who reported how most women don’t typically consume the recommended daily amount of dietary fiber of 25 – 30 grams per day. Truth be told, I’ve never stopped … Continue reading

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Apple Cream Pie

For years now, every Sunday I look forward to checking out http://www.postsecret.com to view secrets people mailed in. I don’t recall how I first learned about it, but without fail, there are always secrets that are relatable, intriguing, interesting, & … Continue reading

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Pear Salad with Creamy Walnut Vinaigrette

I knew as soon as I saw this recipe I would like it. My intuition was not wrong as I’ve enjoyed this salad repeatedly over the last week. Ingredients: For the salad: Pears, ripe, but firm Juice of 1/2 lemon … Continue reading

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Starbucks Copycat Banana Bread

Once upon a time, maybe 10 years or more, while at Starbucks not only did I get my drink, but they also had a recipe for their banana bread. I have no idea what happened to that recipe, so when … Continue reading

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Pasta with Italian Sausage & Broccoli

Sometimes it’s a gamble trying out a new recipe & sometimes it’s a success. Happy to report, the above was a success & what I tried most recently was not; therefore, will be omitted from this site. 😃 Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

I was excited when I first came upon this recipe & knew in an instant I would try my hand at it. Ice cream sandwiches are synonymous with summer. I loved them as a kid & I love them as … Continue reading

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