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Fried rice Showdown

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
Does one ever get too old for siblings competitiveness and the “I bet you can’t” and “I dare you” challenges? It was the last day of my brother’s visit. We were casually…

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Fried Rice and Selective Hearing

“Who made all this rice?” was my comment as I pulled out the 10  cups  of rice from the fridge. My nephew walked in and said, “I did. You said to cook the whole bag when cooking”. I laughed and … Continue reading

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Fresh Apricot Compote

  My beautiful conversation has stuck with me and today I found myself peering in the bargain bin that I scored a clam shell of strawberries in. Yes, I can now afford to shop in the regular produce section, but … Continue reading

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What the Hell is a Chayote

I spotted Chayote at the farmer’s market and thought what the hell is this. It looked like pear. I tossed one in my cart. In my kitchen, I looked at it and said, “What are you?” After a quick Google … Continue reading

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Last Call – Raspberry Cocktails

I have finally worked my way to the LAST flavored bottle of moscato- you can read about them here. Raspberry moscato was nearly perfection- it would have been if they would have upped the alcohol content. It had a beautiful … Continue reading

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