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Oniony Seabiscuits

“If thou tastest a crust of bread, thou tastest all the stars and all the heavens.” ~ Robert Browning, English Poet and Playwright LOL. I wanted to name these biscuits something cute and that is what I came up with. Don’t know why the taste of them reminded me of seafood. Probably because people alway […]

Union Jack Baked Beans

“Food made by hand is an act of defiance and runs contrary to everything in our modernity. Find it; eat it; it will go. It has been around for millennia. Now it is evanescent, like a season.” ~ Bill Buford, American Author & Journalist We used to live in Britain, Mama actually studied for her […]

Papa’s Delectable Guacamole

“Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I’m taking with me when I go.” ~ Erma Bombeck, American humorist (1927-1996) While in Guatemala earlier this year, Papa managed the near impossible (or so I […]

Lentil Ambrosia Soup

“Lentils are friendly—the Miss Congeniality of the bean world.” ~ Laurie Colwin, American Fiction Writer My confession: I hate peas in a soup! Hate ’em! But, oddly enough, I absolutely love lentils in a soup! Love ’em! The whys and hows are a very long story indeed. But, suffice it to say that when I […]

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles M. Schultz, Cartoonist & “Charlie Brown” Creator Who doesn’t love sweets? Well, okay, maybe someone out there doesn’t…but that someone is definitely NOT me. In fact if it is anything baked, be it savory or sweet, I simply cannot […]

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