Tag Archives: food

The Progression of “I’m Not Making Too Much for Christmas Dinner”

My family is pretty much…Italian. Especially my Mom.  Every year  around this time the conversation about Christmas Dinner plays itself out in this manner (which I would not trade for the world). A month before Christmas – possibly on Thanksgiving:  … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap

“I CAN’T GET THIS OPEN!” “HOW DO YOU GET THIS OPEN???” “PLEASE, I BEG OF YOU! MAKE IT OPEN!” I hear it again and again… from family, friends, my son’s teachers. But it never gets me down; it will never … Continue reading

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Memories of Mujadara

Some moments in time are perfect. When everything around you was just so; understanding, even then, that you are most likely going remember the time for eternity.  It doesn’t have to be anything dramatic or even noteworthy, it’s just a time … Continue reading

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The Five Second Rule Fail

My husband and I feel very differently about ‘the 5 second rule’ – come on, you know what it is…the rule that food dropped on the floor is edible if picked up within 5 seconds (as long as it’s not … Continue reading

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A Pill is no Cannoli

The DAILY PROMPT – If you could get all the nutrition you needed in a day with a pill — no worrying about what to eat, no food preparation — would you do it? There once was a pill colored … Continue reading

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The Carrot Dog Story ~ a Tale of Skepticism and Amazement

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Anyone that has any kind of contact with me, either in person or on Facebook, has probably heard me extol the deliciousness of carrot dogs.  I LOVE CARROT DOGS!!  What might you ask are…

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Did Ya Know…

A 79₵ can of cat food has the power to cause untold destruction? A dial-9 line can wreak havoc with a web tutorial? Well did ya? I suspected not, except Becca – she knows one of these stories… Miata Meow … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce – Even on a Saturday

This post is dedicated to my Nanny – she passed away 2 years ago this November, I wish she was around to eat some pasta with me. I love you Nannutza!  Oh how I love making sauce. Every weekend in … Continue reading

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Morning Cake is the Best Cake

This post is dedicated to my son, Dorian – because early on in his 9 years he told me that he was ‘lucky’ his Mom could bake special things for him and also sagely noted “Mom, did you know not … Continue reading

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I Would Like an Extra-Large Pizza with a Side of Funny: Various and Hilarious Pizza Delivery Stories

Scott & I ate a lot of pizza when we were in our 20s – a lot of pizza. Not so odd – people of that age have been known to do this on occasion.  It culminated into an all-out … Continue reading

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