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Oatmeal Craisin White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Cookies with oatmeal have a wonderful chewiness that I love. This recipe came from the package of Craisins I purchased at Costco.  They were a wonderful treat shared with friends and family. 144 more words

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Cran-Apple Oat Cake

Gluten-free eating means I rarely eat toast, breakfast pastry, etc.  Sometimes, I just need a carb ‘fix’ and this recipe sounded delicious.  I slightly altered the original recipe and loved the results. 154 more words

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Review: The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

I bought The Book Thief when it first came out. And — horror of all horrors — I let it sit on my shelf for years. 403 more words

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Mango and Avocado Black Rice Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to prepare meals primarily from my pantry and freezer until I had whittled down the food on hand. A large bag of black rice, from Costco, has been sitting there with no great recipes, until now.   297 more words

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Garlic Roasted Green Beans with Shallots & Almonds

I was craving green beans and our book club was meeting to discuss ‘Gone Girl’ by Gillian Flynn. Our hostess served Tom Yum Koong Soup, favored by one of the characters in the book when fighting off a cold.   195 more words

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Women's Bean Project...and National Soup Month

January in National Soup (who knew) and there is nothing better than tummy warming soup to take away the winter chill.  Good friend and neighbor, Maribeth, introduced me to… 355 more words

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