Category Archives: Cuisine and Food

Pudding and the microwave

Years ago when we got our first microwave, I remember even having to take a class to be able to use the large, cumbersome appliance. Our first microwave was a much thought out purchase, a GE, and it came with … Continue reading

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A Taste of Hungary 2017

The day was excessively hot when you consider that it is mid-September and the heat unexpected. My thoughts went completely to an outdoor pool. That wasn’t happening. The early afternoon was at a Memorial Service for a neighbor who suddenly, … Continue reading

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A Cherry Pitter that really works!

When a friend of mine told me about a cherry pitter that works, I had to play the role of ‘Doubting Thomas.’ I have seen my share of cherry pitters in my day and frankly none of them has reasonably … Continue reading

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Paint War Day 3

The day was clear. We had no grandparental responsibilities and my calendar was free. Whether I like it or not, enough days had passed between my first two days of painting and the now. I had brushes in saran wrap … Continue reading

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An unforgettable ‘Chez Mikey’ dinner party

Although there were more actual differences between our dinner party, than similarities with ‘Babette’s Feast,’ I could not help thinking, as the party unfurled, that I was experiencing something that was extremely memorable and that would remain in my memory … Continue reading

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