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Tips for making the perfect cup of hot chocolate

By Cat, Feb 6, 2019 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I found a very interesting article on making hot chocolate in today’s Daily Inter Lake, originally from the Star Tribune in St. Paul Minnesota, by Rick Nelson (1). While making … Continue reading

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Keto Cacao/Chocolate Truffles

By Cat, Feb 2018 (photo, right, cropped from Kettle & Fire (2)) I’ve been following a ketogenic eating program for over 3 years and am always on the lookout for a healthful high-fat, low carb treat. More well-known as Keto … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

By Cat, July 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Tomatoes are ripening in our gardens and I’m always interested in a new way to use them. An old friend from where I used to live shared this recipe with me, … Continue reading

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Squash Casserole, with Goat Cheese and Pecans

By Cat, Sept 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) My friend Jean H. shared this recipe with me, after inviting me to join her and her husband Phil for dinner, in which this dish was featured.  Wonderful combo! I’m always … Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach

By Cat, June 2013; updated Aug 2016 (Photo from Wikimedia Commons) I never liked spinach as a child, probably because all we had was canned spinach – I don’t know why Dad didn’t grow it in his garden. But when I … Continue reading

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Apple Cream Torte

By Cat, August 23, 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia) I found this recipe in a Sunset Magazine while I was waiting to see my naturopath. It is a fall recipe to accompany Roasted Five-Spice Chicken Pieces. A torte is a type … Continue reading

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Asparagus Quiche, with Phyllo or Standard Crust

By Cat, April 8, 2016 (photo, right, form Wikimedia Commons) I had my first quiche in the 1970s, when a couple hippies opened a French-style Breakfast/Brunch restaurant, “Crêpe Faire,” in Portland OR. Now that I think back to those old … Continue reading

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Salmon in Vodka Sauce: 3 versions

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Fish and Seafood Menu; 2. Smoked Salmon Risotto; 3. Pasta (About) Includes 3 version of this delicious dish: 1. Salmon in Vodka Sauce; 2. Salmon in Vodka Sauce, with Spinach; 3. Salmon in Vodka Sauce, … Continue reading

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Clafoutis (About)

By Cat, Sept 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The clafoutis (pronounced claw-foo-tee, with accent on the last syllable) is a classic French dessert made from eggs, milk/cream, sugar (or other sweetener), flour and fruit, and baked in a quiche … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Pie & Rhubarb Custard Pie

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts & Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Rhubarb (About); 4. Rhubarb Crisp; Includes: 1. Rhubarb Custard Pie ; 2. Rhubarb Pie Version I; 3. Rhubarb Pie Version II 4. Pie assembly When … Continue reading

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