• Cake a l’Orange
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    Cake a l’Orange

    Serves: 8

    Time: About an hour

    Difficulty: Easy

    Makes: 1 cake

    Looks are ofttimes deceiving… Take that gorgeous slice of cake right there. One could look at it and imagine the beautiful cake it came from. Or… one could imagine the mess I made when I […]

  • Tilapia with Chile Lime Butter
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    Tilapia with Chile Lime Butter

    Serves: 3

    Difficulty: Easy

    Yes, I’ve been cooking. No, I haven’t been writing about it. It seems like 99.999% of the things I’ve been cooking, lately, are things I’ve cooked a bazillion timers before. Nothing new. Nothing to really […]

  • San Francisco
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    San Francisco

    How many times have I driven under that sign? Ya need to stay middle-left lanes because the road splits – three lanes right to 280 Downtown and three lanes straight onto any number of city […]

  • Mom’s Cook Books
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    Mom’s Cook Books

    We’re heading off to San Francisco on Friday. I had rather hoped to have my cook book project finished before we went, but it ain’t gonna happen. When my mom gave me her cook books […]

Cake a l’Orange

Cake a l’Orange

Serves: 8

Time: About an hour

Difficulty: Easy

Makes: 1 cake

Tilapia with Chile Lime Butter

Tilapia with Chile Lime Butter

Serves: 3

Difficulty: Easy

San Francisco
Mom’s Cook Books

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It’s snowing outside, so I stayed home from work, today. I actually had every intention of going in, but when I went out at 6:30am to check things out, our driveway and street were sheets […]

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Cake a l’Orange

Cake a l’Orange

Serves: 8

Time: About an hour

Difficulty: Easy

Makes: 1 cake

Looks are ofttimes deceiving… Take that gorgeous slice of cake right there. One could look at it and imagine the beautiful cake it came from. Or… one could imagine the mess I made when I […]

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Tilapia with Chile Lime Butter

Tilapia with Chile Lime Butter

Serves: 3

Difficulty: Easy

Yes, I’ve been cooking. No, I haven’t been writing about it. It seems like 99.999% of the things I’ve been cooking, lately, are things I’ve cooked a bazillion timers before. Nothing new. Nothing to really […]

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San Francisco

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Posted: February 14, 2015

How many times have I driven under that sign? Ya need to stay middle-left lanes because the road splits – three lanes right to 280 Downtown and three lanes straight onto any number of city […]

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Mom’s Cook Books

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Posted: January 28, 2015

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Blushing Tomato Bread

Time: About 3 hours - including rising and baking

Difficulty: Moderately easy

Makes: 2 loaves

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Posted: January 15, 2015

We said goodbye to our little girl, this morning. A tearful, gut-wrenching goodbye. We’re not sure when Cybil Shepherd Dineen Martorano was born, but she adopted us on September 9, 2003. She was maybe a […]

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Chicken in Puff Pastry

Serves: 3

Time: 35 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

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Posted: January 5, 2015

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Lentil Soup

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Serves: 10

Time: 2 hours, mostly unattended

Difficulty: Easy

When Providence hands you a ham bone, have Victor make Lentil Soup. Well… that’s what I do. You, of course, need to find your own Victor to make your soup – or make it yourself. […]

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