just peas and carrots

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Posts that include a recipe we’ve tested ourselves and would like you to try.


  Wait! Just kidding. Here’s what I really meant:   Just look at this! Don’t you want a piece right now? This particular bark is made with a 16-ounce bag of Ghirardelli bittersweet chocolate chips, and a third of a… Continue Reading →

Pre-Thanksgiving Musings

It’s so exciting, isn’t it? After days of reading the advice and recipes on the internet and in all of the cooking magazines, and mentally tasting your  favorite recipes as you ponder them, you have a plan. Some of your… Continue Reading →

Are You Chiving Me????!!!

There’s an amazing thing happening in my garden right now: my foot-square patch of chives is thriving! My garden is headed into its third growing season. The first year, I bought a little green plastic pot of chives from a… Continue Reading →

Souffle or Not Souffle? That is the Question.

  As I sat turning the pages of the March/April issue of Eating Well Magazine in a salon, waiting for a haircut, I found a lovely photo spread about a young woman who raises chickens. I could feel my face… Continue Reading →

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