Tag Archives: Cooking

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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Is there such a thing as “Too Much Pumpkin”?

I am in a pumpkin mood. Moreso than ever before.  See, I bought a pumkin a week or so ago and roasted it. And made pumpkin puree. And used it in muffins. And it was good. When you find something … Continue reading

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What’s in a recipe?

I think I’ve finally done it.  I’ve found the chocolate chip cookie recipe I’m gonna go with “forever”.  It’s pretty standard, but….I had to add a secret ingredient.  Let’s just say that while my biggest fans (read this as Mom … Continue reading

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Not a recipe

Yeah, it’s been all about cooking and baking lately, I know.  But…not this one.  Although since I’m writing stream of consciousness, I may wind up in food again. I realized not that long ago I was not doing very well … Continue reading

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Blog often…

In the immortal words of my new public-figure-mentor Ree Drummond (if I could be someone else right now, it would be her…), blogging is like exercising.  Well, she didn’t REALLY say that but…she mentioned that blogging should happen frequently.  I … Continue reading

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Chai’s Asian Bistro, N. Raleigh, NC

Chai’s Asian Bistro I’m big on Asian food of most types – I love eating the foods eaten “in country” and I’m also fond of the Americanized versions of those foods.  I visited this restaurant with two dear friends and their two-year … Continue reading

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Laugh at me…

I forgot to take a picture of the cheese bread before we started chowing down on it.  It didn’t rise as high as I wanted it to…but it sure TASTES great!!!!! Next time, I promise.  More later, maybe. FYI, there is … Continue reading

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What has Mary been up to?

Well, I’m about to embark upon week 3 of Curves.  Actually, I embarked on Thursday.  But, if we’re talking about actual weeks…that’s tomorrow. Curves is great, because it forces me to work out for at least 30 minutes a day.  … Continue reading

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Catching up…where was I when we last talked?

So, since I returned from Cursillo, I’ve been missing in action a lot because of a PC issue – my hard drive crashed!  And well, it all worked out for the best, however it was not fun while I was … Continue reading

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Bread. No, really actually bread…

I bet you don’t know this about me…I’m a bread enthusiast.  Not just EATING bread, however if it were POSSIBLE to eat only bread and take in the correct nutrients in your diet, I’d be all over that diet…especially if … Continue reading

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