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COWBOY QUICHE & A GIVEAWAY

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=27875876 style=grass”] Musical pairing – Heart Of Glass by Blondie Three of our dinner guests huddled around the stove eyeing me suspiciously while I mashed softened butter into a bit of flour; I was making gravy to go with my braised pot roast and roasted vegetables.

MEYER LEMON-POPPY SEED POUND CAKE

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=34637653 style=grass”] Musical pairing – It’s My Party by Lesley Gore I celebrated a birthday last week and found myself in a panic because I thought this was the year to renew my driver’s license; not usually a big deal, right? I know, I know . . […]

OH MY DARLIN’ CLEMENTINE DUTCH BABY

Just the name of this Dutch Baby takes me on a journey . . . it takes me back to the little house on Ankeny Street . . . and for some reason memories of my Grandma and Grandpa on my dad’s side come flooding back. Grandpa used to sing […]

BEET SMOOTHIE

Beautiful Morning by Take That on Grooveshark I visited my stylist last week and during one of our conversations I asked, ‘So did you make any New Year’s Reservations this year?’ She laughed and said, ‘No, I’m a realist, why set myself up for something I know I’m not gonna […]

ORANGE CAKE

Not Over You by Gavin DeGraw on Grooveshark Musical pairing – Not Over You by Gavin DeGraw We’re ten days into a brand new year and this is my official first post since being hit with a very nasty kidney infection complete with kidney stone(s) that began December 18, 2011 […]

GLAZED APPLE CAKES WITH CINNAMON-SUGAR

Musical pairing – Rhythm of Love by Plain White T’s I remember arriving in Indiana for the first time more than 15 years ago; it was late August and the heat was staggering. My clothes stuck to my body, my hair frizzed, my energy zapped an hour after I left […]

BLOOMINGTON BITES: MUESLI MEMORIES

Musical pairing – Gossip In The Grain by Ray LaMontagne Cool days. Bright apples appearing in the markets and grocery stores. Pencils and backpacks, calculators and notebooks advertised at every hand. The whole world lately has been singing a back-to-school ode to me, a song of approaching autumn and the […]

A VALENTINE DELIVERY & QUINOA AND BEET PANCAKES

Musical pairing – New Kid In Town by The Eagles All I remember about that particular Valentine’s day is his downy-fuzz blonde hair and tiny little hands wrapped inside white flannel mittens decorated with red hearts. It had been a challenging delivery with labor starting and stopping the entire week […]

GUEST POST – THE PROFESSOR’S STICKY BUNS

Musical pairing – All I Want For Christmas Is You by Lady Antebellum “Sometimes you just gotta have a Sticky Bun!” Hi, this is The Professor, and those were the first words out of my mouth when we woke up Sunday morning.   Classes are over for the semester and […]