Cooking Category

My chocolate muse

Continuing on with my favorite chocolate confection formulas, from last weekend, here is number two on my list. These are a light, rich, delicate  but still chewy (when they are fresh) chocolate ‘cookie’ that can be made with or without regular flour, especially because the percentage of flour is very small. As cookies go, they […]

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Dreams in chocolate

All of us have passions of one sort or another.  Sometimes they become obsessions or addictions.  One of mine used to be collecting clothing, especially shoes, and jewelry.  Thankfully, I finally got all of that out of my system and can some day be a very ancient lady, festooned with bracelets, necklaces, and rings, maybe […]

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Perfect pies

In the run-up to the holidays I can happily look forward to a few things.  One is knitting (and I will share about that this autumn) and the other is baking. I make the usual things that people who are addicted to carbs like, but pies above all.  It is funny too because, as much […]

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In the kitchen with 2 Chainz

I have not purchased a cookbook in years.  I think the last one I got was a Jamie Oliver book in a White Elephant  game at Christmas one year. Back when I was first out of school, I bought up every cookbook I could find and tried everything.  I really love ethnic food, exotic stuff […]

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Slimed

Now, even though you all know I am a vegan (right?)  … This is not to discuss the merits or drawbacks of an omnivorous or herbivorous diet. But what do we (in the royal sense) think of this? http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/09/pink-slime-goes-back-to-school.html Here is my take. First of all, the name says something to me.  Do we really […]

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