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Sweet Kitchen Magic

Each year for my husband’s birthday, I make him a New York style cheesecake.  He adores it, and each year, it gets better and better.  It’s quite a time-consuming dessert to make, which is why it’s a rare treat and one of my gifts to him.   222 more words


A Home Decorating Parody

For several years now, I have been reading The Nester’s blog.  Her thoughts on simple decorating are encouraging  —- even I can create a little beauty around me with a few minutes and a little effort. 272 more words


Kitchen day

I’ve spent pretty much all day in the kitchen.  After several very busy weeks, it was quite satisfying.  The result is: two pies (one apple, one pumpkin) cooling to be put away in the freezer for the winter, a pot of beef stew for next week, and a big pan of chicken stir-fry for tonight and the next few days.

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Cake, colors, and computer

It was my birthday not long ago.  We had a nice lunch at home with some friends, one of whom (quite unexpectedly) brought a birthday cake, so I’m getting to have a multiple-cake birthday.  228 more words

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