Tag Archives: Holidays

We decided to go downtown to enjoy New Orleans annual ‘Dueling Barges’ fireworks display.We thought we were so lucky in finding a parking garage with available spaces.We wound our way to the first open spot and parked.We made our way to the riverfront and sat on the grass.We ‘ooh’ed and ‘aah’ed- for the entire (fifteen […]

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     Barreling down a narrow city street, hurriedly trying to make an appointment, I was suddenly awestruck (through a sideline glance) at a residence that simply made me- well, turn around (this happens often).      I swear, I thought I’d seen it all- houses in perpetual guise for Mardi Gras. Wall graffiti that was […]

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Happy ‘day after’ Easter!      Yesterday I baked a ham, glazed in maple syrup ( the real kind- I’m from northeast Ohio for God’s sake), scalloped some new potatoes with cheddar cheese, roasted fresh stalks of asparagus with garlic and lemon, and cut a ‘fresh from the garden’ Caprese salad drizzled with balsamic glaze.    […]

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  • rosie k - Beautiful…we had almost the exact menu…only with a great spinach salad…with my own vinegrette…I’ll send you the recipe…love reading your posts, Babe…just love the photos!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - Hey Rosie, Sorry it took me so long to respond. I just found your comment (thank you). Send me your vinegrette recipe and I’ll post it citing you. Just love it that you actually read me- glad your enjoying! Love ya!ReplyCancel

Left- Right: Carrots, home made Rye Bread, Red New Potatoes,  Corned Beef Brisket, Cabbage & Boiled Onions Here it is! (Or was. We ate every bit) Tweet

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  • rosie k - Sweetie…this looks exactly like the feast I cooked for 8 people on the same day!!! I’m saving your recipe as I love the spices you use…thanks and love hearing from you!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - Hi Rosie! Great minds think alike- and maybe eat alike too!ReplyCancel

We are not Irish. Not one pint. And yet St. Patrick’s Day is one of my families favorite days to eat. Even though the children are mostly gone ( daughter in New Orleans grad school, foster son working here in town, biological son swinging back through from playing a ‘gig’ at South By Southwest Festival in […]

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