Archive | May, 2013

Update on 365 days project

Ahh, the last day of May and tomorrow is June. I am 5 months down, 7 to go in my 365 days photography project. The idea is to take and publish a photo every day. The photo can be of anything, really, but I do try to “think outside the plate”, as it were. I […]

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Hominy “mac” n’ cheese

Ever since I discovered canned hominy at my local store, I have been trying to come up with interesting ways to use it. One day I was pondering a meal with mac n’ cheese as a side dish and discovered I only had about half a cup of macaroni….and Eureka!

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I love baby robins

147:365, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. Did I ever tell you that when I was 12 or 13 or so, I found a fallen abandoned robin’s nest with 3 babies inside? I didn’t take them right away, I came back later to see if maybe the mom had come back. But the nest […]

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Sausage and broccoli brunch bake

As you know, I am a stickler for not letting food go to waste in my kitchen. I agonize over how to use up the last little scraps of things. Where did this industriousness come from? Probably my parents. Among other things, their lessons to reduce, reuse and recycle have been engraved into my memory. […]

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What I see from my back porch

The writer of one of my favourite blogs, The Kitchen’s Garden, recently invited her readers to submit a photo of the view from their back porch. I note with glee that one of the views from her back porch includes “Sophie’s Garden”. This is the view from my back porch. The planters we just built […]

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Bacon and egg salad

First, feast your eyes on this. Mmmmm. Bacon. The most delicious part of the pork. Second, please be advised that bacon and eggs are not just for breakfast anymore.

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Red beans n’ rice brunch nests

Ever find yourself with a bunch of left-over red beans n’ rice and just have no clue what to do with it? Ever find yourself wondering what you could possibly make for brunch on a lazy Sunday morning?

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Project update

365 Project: April, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. 4 months down, 8 to go in my 365 Days Project.

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