Tag Archives: Cooking

Weekly Photo Challenge: REFRACTION

Hmm, tough challenge for me, because I don’t really know what refraction means. Reflecting light? Bouncing it off someone or something? How about its opposite,  NOT reflecting light? Sucking it in instead? Here’s a lovely example (well, I think it’s lovely). … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CAREFREE

I like to cook, and I like to experiment with new recipes and odd ingredients, which is fine. The Hub is reasonably adventurous and if it doesn’t work out so well, so be it! But there’s often lots of dishes … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (3)

We eat horizontally, but look vertically —  Looking down from above, here are some summer lunches, maybe vaguely Spanish in theme? Or Mexican, perhaps? A Spanish speaking, warm country, at any rate. And delicious in any language, this sort-of-paella but … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (2)

It’s about food. It’s almost always about food, for me. I like thinking about it, reading about it, watching it in the movies or on TV. And then I like prepping it, mise-ing en place: And finally cooking it, of … Continue reading

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An Angel in the Kitchen —

Don’t you think that’s something every kitchen needs? An angel in the kitchen? Especially when it’s an angel with a book! Maybe it’s a cookbook, maybe it’s a book of some heavenly wisdom — Whatever it is, I welcome her! … Continue reading

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While We’re Waiting, A Little Paella?

The Daily Post has been taking longer and longer to pose the weekly photo challenge. So while we’re all waiting, I thought you might like something to nibble, something to sip: A little paella with chorizo and roasted peppers, a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hot (2)

Here’s an obligatory “hot” response — Dried chili peppers hanging in an outdoor art and sculpture gallery in Tubac, south of Tucson:  and then, the Curried Red Lentil Soup you can break a bit of dried chile into while you’re … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Old-Fashioned, 2

When I was a young woman, there was a new comet blazing across the American firmament — She was a six-foot phenomenon with a most unlikely television personality, and she managed to teach unsophisticated Americans all about French food, including … Continue reading

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