Monthly Archives: December 2009

First Decade of the New Millenia (Recap)

I don’t know if you are one of those people who think 2010 is the beginning of a new decade or that last of the old…nor do I really care (because who really is right?)…Anyway…I wanted to give you a … Continue reading

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Menu Week: 2009 Finale

Well, I am in Florida half of this coming week, then retreating at a friend’s apt for the end of the week. But, here goes for this menu Monday: St. Augustine (after a quick leftover breakfast of Christmas Baked Oatmeal)Tuesday: … Continue reading

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Taste of Cross Creek: The Yearling

This may have been the longest I have ridden in a car just to eat dinner. Fam and I drove up to Alachua County (near Gainesville) to eat at Cross Creek’s The Yearling. This restaurant is near Marjorie Rawlings’ homestead … Continue reading

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Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows

The first time I tasted non-Kraft marshmallows was the first season I worked at Williams-Sonoma for the holidays. I thought they tasted like cardboard. Oh, well. But, I thought these looked so good, that I decided to give it a … Continue reading

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2009 (almost) in review

Well, 2009 in cooking has been good. If you remember, I tried going through every cookbook – well, I didn’t make it. I ended up getting more cookbooks, and just didn’t get to them all. You might remember I tried … Continue reading

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Homemade Baked Ziti

This is actually one of my most requested meals. I’ve made it for people over the years and they enjoy it. Tonight, I made it for our family for my birthday (soon) and my sister-in-law’s (just passed). I ate it. … Continue reading

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Greek Christmas Tree Crescent Rolls

My Blog Spark gave me the opportunity to host a giveaway for Pillsbury on my blog. It was fun. Well, as promised, one of the menu items today for the Christmas day dinner table was this Christmas tree made out … Continue reading

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