Category Archives: Food

The Trouble With Costco . . .

I only wanted three limes.  But I was shopping at Costco. They had bags of thirty juicy limes. Citrus fruit keeps well, of course, but past experience has shown me that doesn’t mean indefinitely. I was therefore forced to innovate.And … Continue reading

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Substitutions

Awhile back, I was really craving pumpkin bars.  I rarely make desserts with cream cheese frosting, though.  I find heavy, thick frosting overwhelms a tender cake crumb. Still, cream cheese is a good contrast to pumpkin and spice, so I … Continue reading

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A Slight Delay in the Proceedings

Something green in Minnesota, you say? Try this. It may be coated with heavy wet spring snow and made out of metal, but it’s green.Oh wait. You crave, as I do, something newly green and alive? Well, how about some … Continue reading

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A Healthier Donut

I really like to get a calorie bang for my buck, so when I saw Ina Garten (Of Barefoot Contessa fame) baking donuts instead of deep frying them I was intrigued, but I wondered how the taste would stack up … Continue reading

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Side Suggestions

Time to firm up the menu for Thanksgiving day. I’m serving pork tenderloin with a pomegranate sauce instead of turkey, but I do like to include stuffing and mashed potatoes as nods to tradition.  Both these sides are soft, beige … Continue reading

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Turkey Alternatives

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