Cornmeal Scones

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I usually think of scones as being sweet, studded with dried fruit and a wonderful accompaniment to a cup of hot tea. Never would I have imagined serving a “scone” with a bowl of soup. That all changed a couple years ago when I came across some recipes for savory scones. Of course I had to experiment and have my …

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Creamy Chili-Corn Soup with Chicken and Black Beans


Hunger hits, it is getting close to dinner time, you forgot to take the meat out of the freezer to thaw for your planned meal and take-out does not fit into your food plan today. Has this ever happened to you? If truth be told, frequently my daughter Katy asks me to go shopping and well, you know, one hour …

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Pork Caramelized Onion & Gruyère Sandwiches

Food December 2009 141

Pork roast is something I enjoy making and eating when it is fresh. I love left overs, but with pork roast I don’t know why, but I have to turn the leftovers into something new. In  my search for a creative way to give new life to some leftover pork roast, I stumbled across a nice sounding …

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Take A Walk With Me

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  Walking outside is such a joy. I decided to take my camera with me this weekend and chronicle things of interest along the way. Nature didn’t disappoint. Exercise can be fun if you like what you are doing. My round trip walk is right at 3 miles and I keep a pretty good pace going, clocking …

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Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu

Food December 2009 151

When this recipe showed up in my e-mail and I saw the picture I had to make it. Oh the power of suggestion! This recipe did not disappoint. I love the concept of taking a complicated, time consuming recipe and making it easy, when the flavor is still amazing. As I often do, I doubled this recipe  in hopes of …

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