Monthly Archives: September 2012

Recipe: School Night Chili With Beans

This recipe is so easy you can even make it on a school night.  This is my go-to, make-a-pot-and-freeze-in-portions chili, which makes it great for 4-6 people or for one or two.  If you like it spicy, use hot chili … Continue reading

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Out of a Clear Blue Sky

This time of year many of us around New York are haunted by the weather.  Not that it’s grey and spooky, or dreary with rain–just the opposite.  The skies are usually clear and blue, with a little drift of white … Continue reading

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Recipe: Fresh Tomato Sauce

I think we’re down to the last tomatoes of the summer here.  As the days get shorter, it’s harder for them to ripen.  The ones on the vine right now may end up as fried green tomatoes or relish. I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Baptist Pound Cake

I was hunting for a topic to write about today and decided to look through Mother’s recipe cards for inspiration.  Baptist pound cake is a recipe I remember using when I was in high school, and as a fallback dessert … Continue reading

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The Guy With the Skirt

I live in a small town in the Hudson Valley, not in the big city, although it isn’t far away.  Most of the people who live here commute to New York City or work for a company nearby, and a … Continue reading

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