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Kitchen Sink

So You Don’t Have The Perfect Kitchen

Me neither!  And no…this is not a photo of our kitchen! Let’s talk reality. We probably won’t have the “great” kitchen unless our lotto numbers come up and we move!  My dad once told me that I cooked wonderful meals without one!  Thanks Dad!  Still… I know, I know, we all stare with envy at the glossy photos and fantasize about […]

Kitchen Sink

Writers In The Kitchen

I like to pick up EAT MAGAZINE and read about new happenings in the foodie world, from restaurant openings to farms. So, it came as a shock when going through the July/August 2011 issue to read of the passing of a favorite author of mine. I first became aware of Noel Richardson’s stories in the […]

Kitchen Sink

Meatloaf Means Love

If it were not for meatloaf or mac n’ cheese where would we be??? These dishes are not only iconic but are, in my opinion, two of the greatest comfort foods, excepting martinis of course! OK, OK, martinis are not actually food, unless you like yours with an olive! My go-to meatloaf is yummy, really […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Pumpkin Walnut Loaf

The first time I baked this loaf, I made a note that it is “fabulous”. Time to make it again, me thinks!  I just love all the spices found in fall baking, they just smell so darned good! Make the Pumpkin Loaf 2 cups unbleached flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Nora’s Pumpkin Pie

Our Mom was an awesome pie maker. Her daughters are always vying for “the just like Mom’s” award. Psst…I have Mom’s rolling pin and am convinced it has magical properties! Makes a 9” Pie 1 ½ cups tinned pumpkin** (not pumpkin pie filling) ½ cup golden brown sugar 1 Tbsp. molasses ½ tsp. allspice ½ […]

Kitchen Tips

How To Make Stock

Chicken, Turkey, Beef, Veal, Lamb & Vegetarian The principles for making a stock are pretty much the same. If you want a dark stock, roast the bones or veggies before continuing to make the stock. Otherwise just begin!  All these stocks freeze really well and are a “good thing” to have on hand, especially for […]