Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 155!

Hello dear friends. Happy Sunday. I hope this finds you ready and fortified to face another day.  Well… have a cup of coffee first. Maybe an egg.  Then feel fortified.  Did some of you marched in a women’s march, yesterday? I…

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Cakes Fruit Recipes

Whole Orange Bundt Cake

So much of our kitchen experience involves throwing parts of food into the trashcan, right?  I hate that part.  Because I hate it, I have an entire bag full of onion tops and skins in my freezer for a future…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 154!

The real truth is, I’ve just eaten far more cookies than I need and I’m sitting on the couch watching what is commonly known as the BEST episode of The Office EVER:  Dinner Party – Season 4, Episode 9.  It’s…

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White Bean, Kale, and Sausage Soup

Making soup means you have some time.  Some time and some fire.   Question… what’s going on with this Instant Pot? I’m not interested.  I like the time it takes a soup to simmer and soften.  Isn’t that time enough…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 153!

Hello friends!  What’s good?   I’ll tell ya what?  New Orleans is seeing some slightly warmer days this weekend, it’s the start of Mardi Gras, I’ve just popped a King Cake in the oven, and I’ve already decided which cocktail…

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Breakfast Recipes Savory

Supreme Pizza Quiche

Here’s what I know about pizza.   •  It is the best food, the Lord’s work, the most important combination of ingredients that ever was.  •  I’ll eat any pizza, good or bad, cooked from frozen, cold and leftover.  •…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 152!

What a time to be alive. End end of the year is full of feeling.  I find myself looking back at the past few years feeling satisfied and proud, wondering what-if, staring strong at situations I could have been better…

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Drinks Holiday Recipes

The Sparkling Negroni

We all deserve a pat on the back and a clink of the glasses come December 31st.  Another year. Another WHOLE year in the books.  Can you even believe it?  We did it, everyday.  Here are a few things to…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 151!

It’s rolling into the very early hours of Christmas Eve on the west coast and I’m tucked in my old bedroom at my parent’s house (it’s now my dad’s office where I’m sleeping on an air mattress) eating takeout Thai…

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