Yearly Archives: 2011

What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Sept. 4)

My goodness, what a week it’s been!  The Monday holiday was just what I needed!  We spent the day relaxing, napping, reading, playing Dominion and Beatles Rock Band and just NOT WORKING. We also went apple picking on Saturday.  When

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Late Summer Picnic

It’s late summer, and very rarely (this weekend definitely excluded), there will be cooler days that tempt you to poke your head out from under the shade. Last weekend, Suzi and I decided to take advantage of the rare nice

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Aug. 28)

Uh, so September starts tomorrow.  Seriously?  When did that happen?  Consequently I’ve filled our menu up with lots of fresh things this week.  Gotta eat them while they’re here.  They’ll be gone before we know it! As a side note,

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Orange macaroni and cheese

This is an entry into the America’s Test Kitchen ‘Dish it Your Way‘ challenge for Macaroni and Cheese.  If this round is like the others so far, I’m looking forward to checking out all of the other entries! Great stories

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Aug. 21)

And we’re back!  We had a lovely vacation and a week of throwing together random (but still tasty!) meals.  We’re now back to the kitchen with renewed vigor.  It feels good, even if it is a bit hectic! We had

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Aug. 7)

Some husbands buy their wives flowers to decorate their table.  Mine buys me…. ….basil?  Ha!  Actually, we went to get a bunch of basil for some meals this week and the farmer thought the bunch he grabbed us was too

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The county fair, cows and Lynda’s granola

Let me tell you about the county fair and some cows.  When I was in college I came across an adorable picture of some cows ‘kissing’.  I was smitten and bought it right away.  Then I went to the Oswego

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of July 30)

Last week I ate way too heavy and way too much.  Not to mention, as I discovered on my run this morning, it’s still way too hot here.  All of that adds up to what I hope is a lighter

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of July 24)

Well, almost all of a sudden canning season was on me.  We missed the local strawberries for some plain strawberry jam, but we opted to get some on super sale from the grocery and whipped up some strawberry vanilla jam. 

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of July 17)

Ok, so it’s a little late coming, but I hold you in suspense no longer.  It was an exciting week on the blog!  On Friday I found out that this humble post on potato salad won a contest put on

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