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My Pal Joey

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The only thing better than making a new friend is making a new friend who cooks. Yesterday I met Joey Santos a welcome addition to my circle of friends. Last […]

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West Coast Trip

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

I’m in Los Angeles for a week and hope to discover some recipes to share on this blog.

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Mint Jelly a Success

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

My mint jelly was a success, a work of art. Hence the beautiful water color inspired by the jelly.  My first attempt at canning and my first attempt at dry […]

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Can It

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Mint Jelly Made From This is Volunteer Mint.  Most people here in North Georgia have gardens and this time of year most gardens are quite prolific. You eat as much […]

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Beat the Heat with Cold Cucumber Soup

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

This time of year I tend to cook whatever is most prolific from our garden. Today it was cucumbers. This is an incredibly easy recipe and a great way to […]

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Life Liberty and the Pursuit of the Perfect Hot Dog

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

On this the anniversary of our country’s birth I suggest that we all learn to be tolerant, tolerant of the person cooking your hotdog over a hot grill. If your […]

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Southern Comfort Food as 4th of July Side Dish

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Pimento cheese along with deviled eggs are two staples you’ll see at any pot luck dinner in the South. As a child I don’t have very fond memories of pimento […]

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