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Up a creek without a paddle: copying restaurant recipes

We all have those special dishes at restaurants that we just LOVE and must have each time we go there. I have a few of those; and I do not even attempt to copy them at home. I know it will not work. Besides, I am not really all that adventurous when it comes to…… Continue reading Up a creek without a paddle: copying restaurant recipes

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Piroshki with feta cheese, dill and green onion or my version of Turkish Pogacha

I am always looking for a good recipe for “snack” ideas. My husband is a huge snacker, and when I am not home and he is, I NEED to leave snacks out for him, so he doesn’t go hungry. Piroshki (little pies filled with either ground meat, mashed potatoes, or sauteed cabbage) is a perfect…… Continue reading Piroshki with feta cheese, dill and green onion or my version of Turkish Pogacha

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Money, money, money…and coffee.

Money…it’s a sore subject in my household, and has always been. Maybe it is because I do not make enough (or so I think), or maybe it is because I just cannot save properly. Recently I was shocked to find out that we spend over $400 on groceries…for just two people. Yeah. I do ALL…… Continue reading Money, money, money…and coffee.