Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lentil Bolognese Over Zoodles

Lentils and spiralized zucchini are a pretty powerful combination. You have lentils packed with fiber and protein, and a vegetable instead of a starch as a base. The lentils have enough texture to successfully take the place of meat in the … Continue reading

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Early Morning Snow

                                                             A frosting snow               … Continue reading

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Veal Stew (Or Lamb, Or Beef)

Leftovers will rule the day in the food department around here today. Friends were here for yesterday’s Patriot’s playoff game, and calzones and egg rolls are wrapped and tucked in the refrigerator, just waiting to be re-heated. We also have … Continue reading

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2015 Book of Blogs

On this date last year, there was ice underfoot. Today, just a chilly rain. I happen to know that because, thanks to my thoughtful husband, a second year of blogging has been bound between two covers. My 2015 book arrived yesterday. It’s actually … Continue reading

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And Then There’s Sam

Often, it’s the simple things that mean the most. All Sam needs to be happy is a patch of sunlight. He’s a furry, immovable object in a little circle of warmth. His favorite spot for morning sun is the back … Continue reading

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New Rule (and a Non-Recipe)

I have a new rule. Never make two new recipes for dinner. Last night, I baked chicken that had marinated overnight in buttermilk, fresh rosemary, and some seasoning. The recipe promised meltingly tender chicken. Maybe my expectations were too high, but it … Continue reading

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Winter Warrior

winter warrior with skis, boots, goggles, and grin will conquer mountains

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