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Gai Tom Ka and my love of Thai food

Gai Tom Ka and my love of Thai food

It is no secret around here that I love Thai food. It comes through in a great deal of my cooking. However, living in central Vermont, there are not a lot of Thai food options OR ingredients. We make do with what we got. Period. So my […]

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Fried Rice

Fried Rice

This is one of the recipes in my “No Recipe Recipe” series. I just take some things and throw them together for an easy meal. You get the idea…. Start with this. Scramble the eggs and set aside. Saute the vegetables (or keep some raw) and add […]

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Anyone Else?

Anyone Else?

I just wanted to share this photo (taken on my iphone). This is how I regularly find our local “megamart” grocery store. Where is all the “food” (these days I use that term loosely)? Not only is the quality of food a huge disappointment, but the selection […]

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A Simple Day in my Kitchen

A Simple Day in my Kitchen

You will have to excuse my photographs, I’m still trying to figure out this whole blog thing. Frantically, snapping pictures as things bubble away on my stove. I am hoping to upgrade my camera, in due time! Anyhow, here is a little snippet of what a typical […]

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Dinner Box Process

Dinner Box Process

Every year I put together these little Valentines Day Dinner Boxes. Orders come in from all over the country and on that special day, I drive around and surprise people with them. It is such fun, one of my favorite days of the year to work. It […]

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Vermont Sausage Lentil Soup

Vermont Sausage Lentil Soup

This recipe is SO simple, you can’t not make it. Here goes… Brown a pound or two of VT sausages (I like Sweet Italian) in  heavy bottom dutch oven.               Add this stuff… (vegetables, onions, garlic, lentils) along with a big […]

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Daddy-O’s Birthday French Macarons

Daddy-O’s Birthday French Macarons

Daddy-O’s Birthday French Macarons Yield +\- 36 macarons (Loosely adjusted from Martha Stewarts version: http://www.marthastewart.com/318387/french-macaroons) 1 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 3/4 cup almond meal 2 large egg whites, room temperature 1 vanilla bean (optional, kind of)   Pulse 1 cup of the confectioners sugar and the almond […]

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Artichoke and Sunchoke Soup

Artichoke and Sunchoke Soup

Lazy Sunday family supper… 2 cans artichoke hearts, drained with liquid reserved, 1 can left whole, once can rough chopped 3 pounds sunchokes, scrubbed, peeled with a vegetable peeler and cut into 1-2 inch pieces 1 pound red potatoes, scrubbed, peeled with a vegetable peeler and cut […]

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Golumpki and thinking of Bopchi

Golumpki and thinking of Bopchi

The easiest way to make Golumpki is by memory with your Bopchi close to your heart. My grandmother used to make these for me as a kid. This afternoon I took some time to construct the recipe from a memory of my childhood taste, warm cup of […]

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A Look Back

A Look Back

As we roll over to a new year, I wanted to take a look back to this time last year to reflect on victories and struggles. Things I was working on…food, children, self…

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