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New Series: What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In the Produce Section? Day One: Dragonfruit

As I’ve browsed a handful (or two….or three handsful, perhaps) of times in the produce section of FRESH, our area’s nicer version of a Whole Foods, in my opinion, I’ve noticed people quizzically looking at some of the unique, exotic fruits displayed there.   They almost seem afraid to pick them up, even!  “What in the… Continue reading New Series: What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In the Produce Section? Day One: Dragonfruit

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Savory Stuffed Tomatoes

I have been having a fantastic time in the past year just walking through doors that are opening for me in “foodie” circles.  It has shown me several things.  For instance, if you love people, many of them will love you back.   Also, if you do what you love doing, even if you are doing… Continue reading Savory Stuffed Tomatoes

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Some things are better than cookies

I love baking cookies. You know this about me. I have shared quite a few recipes with you here for them: sugar cookies infused with the essence of lemon, Justin’s special peanut butter cookies, and others. Baking cookies is therapeutic for me, in a way. When there’s something on my mind and I can’t shake… Continue reading Some things are better than cookies

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So many things to do!

There seems to be more to do in the months of October, November and December than any other time of the year; at least in my life.  Maybe yours, too!  It’s all good, but it takes a lot of energy and focus.  And coffee.  😉 By way of example, let me fill you in on… Continue reading So many things to do!

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What Are You Doing Friday Night? (an announcement!)

“Food can look beautiful, taste exquisite, smell wonderful, make people feel good, bring them together, inspire romantic feelings…At its most basic, it is fuel for a hungry machine.”~ Rosamond Richardson My friends and family and blog visitors (whom I now count as friends) know that cooking and baking are two of my favorite things to… Continue reading What Are You Doing Friday Night? (an announcement!)

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Burning East Texas Churches

East Texas has been dealing with an arsonist burning our churches since the beginning of January. It is horrible and evil and must be stopped. This information was just sent out by The Tyler police dept. and I want to share it in case someone hears something helpful.   My friend Peggye’s husband is a church… Continue reading Burning East Texas Churches