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A True Tale of a Vainglorious Girl, A Hungry Boy, and a Slimy Sausage

It was gonna be good, y’all.  I knew I had found a way to entice my husband to eat not just a polite amount of squash and eggplant, but a whole, whole bunch.  Think Cajun.  Add shrimp.  And pull out … Continue reading

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October Farmer’s Market Canapes (or just a good lunch)

Saturday I bought the most scrumptious goat chevre I have ever tasted.  Packed on Friday by Proverbs Farm in Alvin, one taste of the snow-white, light and fluffy chevre had me opening up my wallet.  Goat cheese and I have a … Continue reading

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Recipe Writing, Intuitive Cooking, and a Poll

I’ve been doing some reading.  Recipe reading.  Recipe writing guidelines, to be more specific.  And I’m feeling a little rebellious.  Applying common sense to measuring ingredients, it seems,  is frowned upon.  “Dash,” “pinch,” and “handfuls” are dirty words.  Developing recipes suddenly becomes … Continue reading

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A Very Dangerous Mayo

Mayonnaise is one of the condiments that I can usually pass up.  I like it okay but I usually won’t take the time to take it out of the fridge to add to a sandwich (B.L.T.s being the exception).  But, being a … Continue reading

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Tex-Asian Fast Food

If ever there was a need for fast food, it was today.  Yesterday afternoon I found out that one of my darling chicklings had LICE.  Ewww.  That word is so hard to say.  Actually, after having 5 children, the oldest of … Continue reading

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Watermelon-Arugula Salad

The nice thing about the Texas growing season is that some things grow year round.  Arugula is one of them.  I have a confession to make, though.  I hated arugula at first.  When Stacey handed me my share of arugula … Continue reading

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Why I am a Pretend Farmer, and Not a Real One

I am not a farmer.  I tried to be one once, and I failed.  But that’s okay, because I found a way to be a pretend farmer.  My passion for -cide free food started small, just as small as the little … Continue reading

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