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  Here I am, sitting at Starbucks's, halfway through my Grande Skinny Vanilla Latte, with writer's block.  I have Vivaldi playing in my ears to help open the right parts of my brain to be creative - but it's not working.  I have nowhere to be, no projects to rush me out the door, nothing at all to keep me from being able to write. […] Read More

Crispy Baked Eggs – The General Foods Kitchens Cookbook 1959 Thumbnail

 The General Foods Kitchens Cookbook  1959 The pages of the General Foods Kitchens Cookbook are filled with detailed “how-to’s,” “what if’s,” and numerous tips for “just in case.” Even better, the contents page is organized by situation. Brilliant!  Under the chapter entitled The Good Neighbor Policy, you will find suggested menus for when neighbors move in or out. Chapter 5, How to Rise to the Occasion, tells you want […] Read More

"Once you have mastered a technique, you barely have to look at a recipe again" ~ Julia Child Ice Cream, Cheesecake, Creme Brule, Pudding, Flan, Creme Caramel ,  Quiche, and yes Frittatas- what do  they all have in common?  EGGS... All of them could be considered a type of custard, yes really custard,  eggs + liquid = custard.  For instance ice cream is really Creme Anglaise - […] Read More