Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cooking for a Chef

When you run a Bed and Breakfast you meet all sorts of people with all sorts of occupations.  Our guests have included musicians (a lot of them), military personnel, first responders, teachers, doctors and nurses, authors, politicians, etc.  I love … Continue reading

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Applesauce on the Side

We’re having potato pancakes for dinner tonight.  As I mentioned in a previous post, I learned how to make potato pancakes from my grandmother.  Nothing is better with potato pancakes than fresh applesauce.  And it is actually pretty easy to … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING – PART TWO

Another Thanksgiving is behind us and the Christmas season has officially begun.  I love this time of year; primarily because it is filled with traditions and happy memories.  Every year at Thanksgiving I make the same foods – some recipes … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Feast

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all!  The cranberries and pumpkin pie were made yesterday, the bird (stuffed) is in the oven, the brussels sprouts are cut up and ready for the pan, the green bean casserole is ready for the … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Cranberry Sauce

Everyone has a favorite way to enjoy cranberries.  When I was a kid I loved the jellied cranberries that came in a can.  I really loved the fact that the ridges left in the jelly by the can made it easy … Continue reading

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So Much Food So Little Time

I just finished watching the Rick Bayless PBS program Mexico: One Plate at a Time.  This episode was on fish dishes offered at restaurants and food carts in Ensenada, Mexico.  As usual it all looked good to us.  I am … Continue reading

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Last of the Tapas

Last night was my turn to host book club and, as I was busy preparing the bratwurst and German potato salad, I had little time left for my blog.  Our book club meets about every six weeks.  Our meeting begins … Continue reading

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