Monthly Archives: August 2023

Pistachio Rice

We eat a lot of rice! And it’s so easy to make. This recipe makes a perfect side dish with chicken curry or grilled shrimp. The pistachio adds flavor and texture and it it certainly a perfect recipe for a … Continue reading

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Rosemary Peach Preserves

  Peaches have been ripe for a few weeks now. We ate more than our share for sure – and then I bought three flats of #2 peaches – those are the ones that are starting to get a bit … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #434

I love sunflowers. They are bright and cheery and let us know that fall is right around the corner – which means cooler weather, time for soups and sweaters, and a beautiful array of autumn leaves. It’s the time of … Continue reading

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Saigon Crepes – Banh Xeo

I’m always looking for new things to eat and cook. I tried these at a restaurant and decided to give them a go. I little research, a little playing, and I came up with some Saigon crepes that were pretty … Continue reading

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Easy Garlic Pickles

Summer is the time to preserve the harvest! I love making jams and pickles – and my kids loved these pickles! Every summer I made three dozen jars and the four of us ate them all – I even entered … Continue reading

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