Author Archives: maryaquino

About maryaquino

Food, rock and roll and greyhound lover

A Quarter Cup of Cocoa…and….

Here I sit watching my favorite Saturday morning show (Pioneer Woman…just can’t get enough the “life on the ranch” and cooking for her family stuff…horses, baking, cooking…how can you go wrong with that?) I have had a hankering to bake … Continue reading

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Thinking of dad

Sometimes it’s just good to get the memories out on “paper” Continue reading

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As blue-berry as I can be

I wanted to use up some blueberries that were in the fridge prior to them becoming small green bullets (it’s a novel idea….really, I’m much better at growing science experiments in the fridge. There’s a greek yogurt one working right … Continue reading

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Basil and Wha?

It’s Memorial Day weekend. And, with three days off, I have to embark upon some sort of culinary or gastric excitement, right? I did get up in time to watch my favorite Saturday morning show…Pioneer Woman. And I found nothing … Continue reading

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Apple of my eye

I quote the bible of all cookbooks to me…The New Doubleday Cookbook…frequently. Last night, after a wonderful lunch with friends, I went grocery shopping and had it in my head that I wanted to make another pie, but not strawberry … Continue reading

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An Interesting End

So, I did wind up making the pie after a long wild day at work. I did something unusual. My plan was to make a struesel topping. I even broke out the trusty Doubleday cookbook to be sure I had … Continue reading

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Whip it up

Yesterday I bought local rhubarb and local strawberries. I had every intention ‚Äčof making a pie last night but alas…I didn’t.  I was reading one of the two books I’ve got going right now and had a wild desire to … Continue reading

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Berry Sweet

My first attempt at food photo blogging. Yes, I am on it right now. So, I bought my third batch of berries for the spring. It seems that the true measure of spring having sprung is when you walk into … Continue reading

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Hot Child in the City

It’s probably no great surprise to my frequent readers that I have a pretty crappy body image. I know all the lines…. it’s not what is outside but what is inside….your weight should not define you….TV and magazine images are … Continue reading

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New camera and blogging

I keep thinking about how I can possibly work in a weekly blog using pictures I take. Several friends…and a few TV personalities (The Pioneer Woman)…blog regularly. I have always wanted to do it regularly…blog, that is. And I typically … Continue reading

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