Monthly Archives: July 2019

Local Cookbooks

Every so often, I refer to some local cookbooks I’ve inherited for inspiration.  The Southern ones invariably use lots of butter, heavy cream, etc., unless they’re for BBQ, or something deep-fried.  The Midwest ones typically use ground beef, some sort … Continue reading

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Evidently, I’m My Mom

Every time mom calls me, and tells me to go buy something for her, I end up getting hit with suggestions for other similar things.  Evidently, buying some replacement “skis” for her walker is enough to send me email for … Continue reading

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Kale, Swiss Chard and Collard Greens

My neighbor brought over a huge armload of this, plus a couple of really gorgeous looking cucumbers.  I had to look up recipes for the leafy greens.  Seems it can be done by de-veining it, chopping it up, and sauteeing … Continue reading

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Yukata

The last time we visited my mom, she sent us out to run some errands for her, because it really was too hot and muggy for her to last more than 10 minutes outside.  This really wasn’t my reward for … Continue reading

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Independence Day

I am so goddamn sick of reading about how awful the 4th of July is, and how horrible it is to have a parade in D.C. that has the usual fireworks, but also displays some army vehicles instead of beach … Continue reading

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