Category Archives: Miscellaneous Ramblings about Food and Life

No, I’m not dead ;-/

I know I just dropped off the face of the earth abruptly. Sorry about that, gang! … but someone hacked my blog and shut me out of the administration of it early last year … and this is the first … Continue reading

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Is it fixed finally?!?! :)

Testing! Testing! My blog’s been dead for months, hacked by some unknown internet scamp with nothing better to do … but apparently they’ve decided to leave me alone … since, when I went to the blog this morning to look … Continue reading

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If you look through thrift stores long enough …….

….. you’ll find anything you’ll ever need Case in point … guess what I found sitting outside of a thrift store here in Chattanooga? Yes, Dear Readers … that’s a real coffin! I didn’t ask them what they wanted for … Continue reading

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I’ve been quiet, but I’m okay … and a quick update :)

Sorry for the radio silence, Dear Readers. In addition to having blog admin problems for the last few weeks, your faithful blogger has been on a mission of mercy for almost a month now, staying down in TN and helping … Continue reading

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Update on the Voilette Mustard :)

If you remember, back a couple of months ago … I tried my hand at mustard-making for the first time … choosing to start–as I often do–by trying to decipher several elaborate centuries-old recipes for an extremely rare mustard that … Continue reading

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Sampling cheese with the ladies :)

One of my closest friends here is originally from England, and–through her–I’ve been learning a lot more about traditional English cuisine in various areas … including their traditional cheeses Let me say up front … I’m a total cheese-hound! In … Continue reading

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Indo Cafe – Seattle, WA

After our writers group meeting on Sunday, my husband and I decided to dig into our stash of Restaurant.com gift certificates for something new and interesting for an early dinner. After flipping back and forth, discussing for a bit … … Continue reading

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Orcas Island, WA

We’d planned a long weekend away before I ended up with health problems … and things were looking really doubtful there for a while if we were even going to be able to go at all  … but–thankfully–we were finally … Continue reading

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Easy Stuffed Pears in Pastry with Custard Sauce

Barely an hour before I found myself taking an un-planned ambulance ride, I was busily exploring Summit Trading Company in Tukwilla, WA. One of the members of one of my Yahoo canning groups (who lives south of Seattle) turned me … Continue reading

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University of Washington Medical Center Room Service

Yes, Dear Readers … I’ve been quiet for a bit here. The truth is, I’ve been having a little unexpected health fun, that–unfortunately–included a hospital stay at the University of Washington Medical Center. By the time they got me settled … Continue reading

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