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Take a Hike! (with some good food)

It’s summer and time to enjoy the great outdoors, like camping or hiking. But what food to take along? Here are some great (and gourmet!) ideas.

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Sunday Solo Breakfast

Here’s another delicious breakfast-for-one I made this morning from the Weight Watchers cookbook, Simply Solo.

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Cooking Solo for Memorial Day

Since my husband has gone fishing this Memorial Day, I am cooking solo and finding some great recipes made just for one from a Weight Watchers cookbook.

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Maui Pineapple-Macadamia Nut Bread

Here is another recipe from the Maui cookbook on Monday’s blog for Pineapple-Macadamia Nut Bread with a fun story behind it.

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What’s Cooking in Maui?

How about some authentic Hawaiian cooking this week? My daughter Kristina brought back a gorgeous cookbook from Maui while attending a James Beard event.

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Southern Cooking at The Loveless Cafe

What happens when my daughter Kara and her husband take a Finnish cousin and friends to a famous Southern cafe? Let’s just say there were no lingonberries!

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Next Up from Iowa….

Over the weekend, I couldn’t stop looking through the 1949 Iowa cookbook I wrote about on my last blog. There are so many recipes to try! Here’s another.

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Sugar Cookies from Iowa, 1949

Some of the best cookie makers are from Iowa. I know because I grew up with one of them.

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