Monthly Archives: September 2010

Green Beans and Onions, what’s not to love?!

One of my most favorite combinations! Usually a sweat the onions, steam the green beans and mix them together. Today it was Oven-Roasted: 1 lb. green beans, 1 small (red) onion, cut in half and sliced 8 small cloves of … Continue reading

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The Ice Princess

This charming Swedish mystery by Camilla Lackberg is a delight for fans of “foreshadowing” who love twists and turns at the end of virtually every chapter. No surprise that it won the International Crime Novel of the Year. It is … Continue reading

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Over to Candleford: Today’s book.

Published in 1941, written by Flora Mae Thompson, this is the 2nd in the semi-autobiographical trio which chronicles the late 19th century English land workers’ life transitioning to industrialization before the transformation brought about by World War I. A true … Continue reading

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Cooks Tip

When working with hot peppers and you forgot to put on your gloves (as usual), rub sour cream all over your hands. Use about a tablespoon, and pretend it’s soap. Now you can touch your eyes without fear of burning … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Today’s book: A Barroom View of Love by Susan Scott Morales. She gets it right! Wow! It can be chancy to read a book featuring topics and places (even if disguised) with which one is intimately familiar — what if … Continue reading

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