Monthly Archives: January 2014

Short And Sweet. Banana Bread Cookies.

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana. In no time at all you can throw together these sweet little Banana Bread Cookies. The moist banana binds the oats and walnuts. Baked together you get little bites, … Continue reading

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Asian Dumplings With Soy Slaw. Bastille Is Heating Up The Stereo.

Definitely too little time. That’s why you need recipes that only take 15 minutes to make. That’s only about 3 songs. Asian Dumplings With Soy Slaw is a fun, quick meal. Crisp, pan fried dumplings sit atop a cool soy … Continue reading

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Penne With Grape Tomatoes, Bacon And Peas. Listening To David Tattersall.

That’s funny. Typewriters, not so much. Margins, correction paper, ink ribbons. Ugh. Nostalgic, but I am still in awe of the word processor. Fonts, delete, no insert- ing those dashes at the end of the margin. Nope. Typewriters and back … Continue reading

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Marcona Almond Butter Cookies. I’ve Gone Nuts For Volcanoes’ New Song.

I’m a huge fan of Marcona almonds, those rounded, plump, sweet, moist, salty and delicately soft nuts. Marcona almonds are the star in these divine cookies. The almonds are processed into almond butter which is used to make a top … Continue reading

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Honey Drip Cocktail

My husband gave me the book, The Drunken Botanist, for Christmas. Author Amy Stewart describes, in admirable detail, the various plants that are used to make the basic varieties of alcohol. Whereas I enjoyed the hundreds of interesting facts throughout … Continue reading

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Good God It’s Gumbo And Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread Muffins. Recipes And Music From Empire Beats.

Today’s post is one of my absolute favorite kinds. When I can, I try to make a recipe that the musician(s) I am featuring would enjoy. Well, today the recipes came from Camille Atkinson and Mark Boquist of the band … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Meatball Sliders. Natasha Nicholls On The Stereo.

Definitely don’t trust these meatballs to do a good job babysitting your child. DO trust them to make your child, or anyone else you serve them to, happy. The red onion laced sauce cooks up thick in the slow cooker. … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. 3 Ingredient Chocolate Fudge.

Short, Sweet and Failproof. That about sums up this fudge recipe. Just microwave chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and butter until smooth. Two minutes to creamy chocolate fudge. That’s it. The recipe I followed called for a 9″ square pan. … Continue reading

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Gnocchi With White Beans, Spinach And Sausage. New Music From Béla Takes Chase.

Here’s a quick one-skillet supper that combines sausage, diced tomatoes, white beans and gnocchi all topped with Parmesan and gooey mozzarella. Gnocchi With White Beans, Spinach And Sausage Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lb Italian sausage, casings removed 1 … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata. Green Beans With Almonds, Oregano and Lemon.

Oops. Blind and deaf. Here are some recipes that will sing to your senses. As renditions of Chicken Piccata go, this is one of the best I have tried. The proportions of lemon, wine, butter and capers are perfect. Serve … Continue reading

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