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He was Quite the Catch…

After 38 years of marriage, do I mean my husband or the fish he caught for our anniversary dinner? Maybe a bit of both…

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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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Maui ahi poke

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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A Vintage “French” Cookie

Not sure why this vintage cookie from a 1940’s cookbook is called “French” but it’s a very interesting little cookie! It’s baked twice but is not biscotti.

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And then there are the magazines….

You see, I don’t just collect and store cookbooks; I also collect food magazines and food sections of newspapers. Although I am a little behind…

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Sphere Magazine, May 1973

This month, the vintage Sphere Magazine from May of 1973 features a rich citrus cake and recipes from the California wine country.

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