Category Archives: Foodie Friday

Remembering Charlie

Way back in 1979, I had the honor of meeting a man who came to mean a lot to me over the next 34 years.  I had just started seeing a fella who very quickly asked me to spend the rest of … Continue reading

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It’s World Down Syndrome Day (03/21/2022)!

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Chocolate and Whiskey Liqueur

. With holiday parties coming up, here’s a neat idea for either bringing along to share, or giving as a hostess gift. It is delightfully easy to make, and it is decadently delicious. If you don’t like alcoholic drinks, you … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Gluten Free Parker House Rolls

Many of you who know our family know that Paul, Rebecca, and I have to eat gluten-free.  Rebecca was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in April, 2008, and after we converted our kitchen to accommodate her condition we discovered that we … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

I love Halloween – it’s the only night of the year when you are allowed to wear a costume without being in a play:

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Foodie Friday (A day early!) – Caramel Corn

. With Halloween only a week away, I thought it would be fun to post a recipe for Caramel Corn.  I got this recipe from an old booklet that’s been in my kitchen for over 30 years – it’s so … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Easy as (Buttermilk) Pie

. Whenever we go to visit Paul’s mom, we know that there is always going to be pie. Mary has these wonderful old cookbooks filled with recipes from long ago – all of those little “church” and “small town” cookbooks fit … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

. Yield: serves 4-6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours Total Time: 8.5 hours

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Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

On this day 62 years ago, my Mom and Dad tied the knot. I’m glad they did, ‘cuz otherwise, I wouldn’t be here…. Unfortunately, 2019 was the last anniversary they celebrated together – their 60th.  Mom passed away in March, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America!

. “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading

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