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Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos,…
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 14:34
I hope you had a Happy Valentine’s Day! For us it was a Bonus Pizza Day: Valentine’s Day Dessert…
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 15:25
I love the game Wordle. I've spent way too much time on strategy for it, I have to admit. So I…
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 14:59
Since I was wiped out for two weeks with CoVid, I have some catching up to do in the kitchen.…
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 13:51
This series is called Peggy’s Pandemic Pizza…and we have been living the pandemic in real time this…
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 15:16
This has been a crazy week! With Matthew & I receiving immune globulin replacement and Roy…
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos,…
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 14:04
Another busy week in the kitchen. Between a surge in the pandemic and sub-zero temps, it is the…
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 15:17
Did you know that about one in every eight Americans will eat a slice of pizza on any given day,…
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 13:27
January in Iowa! The weather started out mild this past week giving the guys an opportunity to cook…
Monday, January 3, 2022 - 13:51
Happy New Year! With the three of us being immunocompromised and the pandemic raging on, we will…
Saturday, January 1, 2022 - 07:59
This year I've decided not to make any specific reading goals, but I do want to keep tracking…
Friday, December 31, 2021 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos,…
Monday, December 27, 2021 - 14:02
I hope you all had a Merry Christmas! It was a very quiet day for us. We virtually attended church…
Monday, December 20, 2021 - 13:48
My version of a full American breakfast is one of my favorite meals…fried eggs, bacon, biscuits…
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 13:45
If you haven’t guessed by now, I would say making pizza has become an official hobby. Not just…
Monday, December 6, 2021 - 12:22
This has been a busy week as we decorated the house for Christmas. Although it is one of my…
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos,…
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 14:22
Happy Thanksgiving! This has been a very busy week in the kitchen. We initially planned to have a…
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 14:40
I can’t believe that November is more than half over. As we are approaching Thanksgiving (in the US…
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 13:39
After such a long, warm fall, we were punched in the face with the cold, blustery side of fall on…
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 15:16
We have had an unbelievably warm fall. That came to an end with the arrival of November. Monday,…
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 17:07
Pizza, Pizza, Pizza…and Halloween! At our private Fried Pizza class last week, we came home with 6…
Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos,…
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 14:18
This is Italian week! When I was growing up the extent of my Italian culinary experience was Chef…
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 15:27
For as long as I can remember, I loved being in the kitchen. As a child I remember sitting at the…
Monday, October 11, 2021 - 14:44
As the days are getting shorter, I keep thinking of all the things needing to be done before winter…
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 10:39
For a variety of reasons, October has always been my favorite month. Maybe because it is my…
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos,…
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:02
I was born and raised in the Midwest by Southern born & raised parents. My Mom was a great cook…
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:22
According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of alliteration is “the repetition of…
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 08:47
I don’t know about you, but as a kid I hated brussel sprouts. They were always boiled and often…
Monday, September 6, 2021 - 14:23
Did you know that the blossoms of any kind of squash are edible? Even pumpkins and gourds? You can…
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos,…
Monday, August 30, 2021 - 09:36
After the busy food week of the fair, this has been a simpler week. The State Fair is over, school…
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 05:55
The 2021 Iowa State Fair ended on Sunday. As of Saturday, the attendance for 10 days was 994,489,…
Monday, August 16, 2021 - 13:44
Thursday was the start of the Great Iowa State Fair! After moving to Des Moines, Iowa in 1991, our…
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 10:41
To me there is nothing that tastes more like summer than a BLT. It is a very basic sandwich, yet…
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 14:37
This week’s adventures in the kitchen were inspired by our garden and my Southern roots. We have a…
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 10:00
Author’s Note: I stopped blogging regularly in 2020, but now in 2024, I am using Google Photos and…