Soup To Nuts…..For You and Me

May 07

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I have been away from this space for some time. The universe decided I needed the flu…or a bad cold,  or whatever it was-my first debilitating “beat down”  in three years. It took the wind from my somewhat tattered  sails. Feels good to be well and I’m ready to share again.When your being is down, […]

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Brain Rumbles to Ponder…Again?

Apr 02

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Lots of “Brain Rumbles to Ponder” seems to be the order these days. In no particular order (as if there ever would be any ‘order’ here!) : PASSOVER SEDER MEAL – Early in March, I was fortunate while visiting Tapalaya Restaurant , the owner and my friend Chantal, where  I was introduced to Kathryn and […]

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Springtime ! I’m Ready- Some Phrases for ‘Fraises’ and Poems for Poseys…….

Mar 20

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  We all need a break from the winter…a transition time to welcome a new spring into our lives.. I’ve had mine and my thoughts ,here in Oregon at least,naturally travel to images, the scents and tastes of Strawberries and Roses. That being said, we must wait until June for harvest time for the most […]

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Food Memories and Random Thoughts- Results From Chilly February Days….

Feb 25

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I have never been a person who complains very much about the weather. This has been a fairly mild winter here in Portland;however, I could use some warmer days…. and a bit more sunshine too. My favorite pastimes while stuck inside on chilly long February days are reading,cooking and just” day dreaming”. The day dreaming […]

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Valentines Day Souffle!

Feb 14

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      I never get to have a regular Valentines Day. My husband, Matthew, was born on February 14th. He’s been taught that as long as I get a card and chocolates (Moonstruck usually, though today I sampled a Salted Caramel from Pearl Chocolates that set me back on my heels), I’m okay with that. He, the lucky guy, gets […]

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San Antonio Has a Way of…….Part 3 Conclusion – Catalina, A Chili Queen

Feb 04

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“We must find the police. We must give it to the owner; but we don’t know the owner. Gonzalo…children, I am not a happy Mamacita at this moment”, Catalina pleaded in exasperation. ” Maria get me that extra cazuela and a potato sack. I am going to wrap this pistola and put it away. Listen […]

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