Mardi Gras Party

With Mardi Gras coming up on February 25, 2020, it will be time for another party! This time, I’ll get pictures and post them! This is my working menu for next year’s party. Mardi Gras Party Menu for February 25, 2020 Nibbles Cajun Boiled Shrimp (Gluten Free) Deviled Eggs (Vegetarian and Gluten Free) Veggie Tray […]

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Downsizing (5) More Books Gone

We’ve managed to give away one bookcase worth of books. It’s surprising how much I care that they will be enjoyed. I have been delighted by the number of co-workers who taken the books and will enjoy them as the treasures that they are. I am considering following up on a comment made by TXRed […]

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RV Gadget for Christmas

December 27, 2019 One of the things I kept seeing on the YouTube channels, when they had a videos on safety, was about safely pulling your RV. Many of them mentioned when you stop, walk around the rig and make sure everything still looks okay and check the tires for safe temperatures and pressures. It […]

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Merry Christmas!

Lettuce salad with Caesar dressing Roasted pork tenderloin with Southwestern seasoning Roasted carrots and parsnips with cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg Garlic mashed potatoes with sour cream and butter Apple and cranberry balsamic vinegar sauce with Chipotle Dinner rolls Chocolate truffles

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Triple Ginger and Cranberry Scones

Modified the Milk Street recipe from Tandem Bakery’’s Briana Holt. Ingredients 455 grams (3½ cups) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 67 grams (5 tablespoons) white sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons ground ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons grated nutmeg 2 teaspoons kosher salt (1 1/4 teaspoons table salt) 1 1/2 […]

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Ethiopian Dinner Party Menu

For a Dinner Party on January 25, 2020 I had several friends tell me that I would really like Ethiopian food, so while I was at a conference in San Francisco, I stopped in a very small Ethiopian restaurant to try it out. It was amazing! Having discovered that I love Ethiopian food, I have […]

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Finding the Truck (7)

December 21, 2019 We did it! We bought the truck yesterday! I am still so excited! We are really doing this! The dealership is adding running boards and the truck won’t be ready until Monday, but it is ours now!

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