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Mom’s Baked Chicken

Mom’s Baked Chicken

Keep this simple baked chicken on hand. It’s good hot or cold, great in a lunch box or used the way you would a rotisserie chicken.   Another oldie but goodie, about a fundamental recipe. I’ve updated with new pictures, and a few comments and […]

Creamy High Protein Red Pepper Soup

Creamy High Protein Red Pepper Soup

With both dairy and beans, this Red Pepper Soup is a powerhouse of both nutrition and flavor! Easy to make and to eat, it’s perfect for our elderly parents. As people reach their eighties and nineties, they often lose their appetites. They may lose their […]

To Everything There is a Season

To Everything There is a Season

Wow – what a year! Last year at this time, I had just set up my computer and started to unpack the few pots and pans I brought to North Carolina from New York, and had yet to publish a recipe post here.     […]

Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Super easy Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms will be a hit at your next holiday get together! Combine caramelized onions with creamy cheese and savory mushrooms to make a luscious appetizer!   This one is kind of a freebie – a cheat, if you will – because […]

Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

Kasha – toasted buckwheat groats – is a naturally gluten free, traditional side dish I’ve eaten all my life for the delicious nutty flavor!     I originally published this post in September, 2014. This is an update, with some new pictures and a few […]