Category Archives: American

Coddiwomple

Our friend and neighbor Skip, retired from his job at the local newspaper and too old to join the Navy, has decided to see the world his way and in his own time.  He’ll leave our borders for Canada, then … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017

We’re invited over to a neighbor’s tonight at 10:00 p.m. for a New Year’s celebration.  Our refrigerator is choked with leftover odds and ends.  I’ll be cooking again tomorrow, a boneless lamb roast from New Zealand, and thought I could make a … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

We had Christmas on Christmas Eve this year because the weather is threatening the day after Christmas and we wanted our son to be back home in Maryland by that time.  His visit was quite short, Friday-Sunday, but we managed to … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with Sage

There’s nothing like a big pot of soup to chase the winter chill from your bones!  We’ve had our first snow; not a lot but just a warning. Whenever I cook, I miss my family.  The children of course are … Continue reading

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Les Boites

I made a very easy kale and veal meatball soup today.  It was easy because I used “les boites” or cans, prepared veal meatballs and kale in a bag.  Sometimes I lack drive 🙂  The meatballs, while expensive, are of … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Cumin Butter Corn on the Cob

When I was growing up, corn on the cob was always a big hit in our family for both adults and children.  Roasted ears, slathered with butter was a treat that rivaled cake.  Maybe only for me 🙂 I’ve been looking … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Workshop

I just read that card playing “is used by Satan to seduce people into other activities.” Prostitution?  Drugs?  Grabbing intimate body parts? I guess I’m on the road to Hell today because I’m going to play cards with a group of … Continue reading

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