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Straying Into The Unknown

It is quite possible either by accident or by stubborn insistence to stray into the unknown. There it is likely that you can find yourself rather quickly out of your depth. 561 more words


Adventures in Cake Cooking

This morning my son came to me pleading for cake. We had no mixes in the house, and our cupbards were basically bare. What to do? 288 more words

Career and Life Lessons From the Quiet Painter

Jackie Kennedy loved his paintings and to this day, a few of them hang in the Oval Office.

But when asked how he was able to paint sunlight so realistically, world-famous painter Edward Hopper casually replied, “The whole answer is there on the canvas.” 623 more words

Your Career

Not Beef Bourguignon

The ambition with this dish was to make a full-on, proper bourguignon. However, on discovering that we had no red wine at all, I changed things a bit, and the result was very tasty indeed. 156 more words


Spaghetti hack, take two.

So I realized when I read this, that I did some things out of order the last time.  HM.

Also someone said to add balsamic vinegar.   21 more words

A Grocery-Free Week!

After seeing someone post on Instagram about the grocery-free challenge, I decided to give it a shot. I figured this would be a chance to save a bit of money as well as a way to get rid of some of the food we have accumulated in the pantry, fridge and freezer. 212 more words

Random Meals

Improv Salad

I can’t remember if I linked to this before, but this is great!  It really helps for those nights when I just haven’t planned a thing.   23 more words