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Cheryl’s Almost No-Knead Rye Bread

By special request, here is the latest and greatest version of my homemade rye bread – a light Jewish-style rye. I’ve been tweaking the recipe and trying out different baking methods, and I think I’m finally happy with it. (Every … Continue reading

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China: Grocery Shopping

Not all of the food-related enjoyment in China was eating. Some of it was shopping. Traditionally, meat and produce has been sold at wet markets. We went to a couple of them, and they were very interesting. The produce and … Continue reading

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Real Chinese Food

(Sorry… long and full of photos!) We had our concerns about the food situation in China, since Larry is pesco-vegetarian (and a wimp – doesn’t like anything even remotely spicy). Pork is used heavily in China, and is often found … Continue reading

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Meals from the pantry

What do you make when you haven’t been to the store lately, and have to rely on whatever staples you have on hand? I’ve posted about this before with a couple of my go-to recipes, but was reminded again today … Continue reading

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Boiled and Baked

Despite the fact that an excellent Bagel shop recently opened within walking distance of my house (local peeps – definitely give it a try), I decided to make my own bagels. I guess having been sick for so long has … Continue reading

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Aftermath

In which we have a Throwback Thursday. While everyone else was busily blogging all November, I was pretty much just hiding. And eating. For Thanksgiving, I was given the task of preparing some sort of green vegetable side dish. Usually … Continue reading

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Conflicted

con•flict (kŏnˈflĭktˌ) n.A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war. n.A state of disharmony between incompatible or antithetical persons, ideas, or interests; a clash. n. Psychology A psychic struggle, often unconscious, resulting from the opposition or simultaneous … Continue reading

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Another Fabulous Meal

After making that delicious lasagne earlier in the week, I browsed the frugalfeeding website for more recipes. One of the many that caught my eye was a simple recipe for Red Pepper and Sunflower Seed Pesto. As luck would have … Continue reading

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I Say Lasagna, You Say Lasagne

Whether you spell it “lasagna” or “lasagne”, it’s pretty tasty. And this lovely Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagne is especially nice. We both gave this recipe an enthusiastic thumbs up. We were practically licking our plates. It gets most of … Continue reading

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Tres Leches Cake in a Cup

I guess it’s more accurate to call it “cake in a mug”, but “cake in a cup” is nicely alliterative. I dumped one of them out of the mug for serving, since otherwise it wouldn’t have been much of a … Continue reading

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