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Grayton Beach, April 2017

Thursday, April 13th, 2017 Courtney, Claire, Sophia and I left Euclid around 6:30AM. Easy drive to Decatur Alabama arriving around 5:30 PM. Listened to the entire S-Town podcast for 8 hours straight.  Fantastic!!  Save it for your next long drive … Continue reading

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Swimming Lessons; Claire Fuller

A young co-ed falls in for her older professor and eventually marries and has children with him.  British novel goes back and forth from the present when the older man is dying and the relationship between the husband and the … Continue reading

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Smoked Sausage Cassoulet

Smoked Sausage Cassoulet In Good Time, 123 Slow Cooker recipe – Weight Watchers 2 bacon slices 2 cups chopped onion 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Granola

I have made this several times in the past few months and it’s a keeper.  Its a flexible recipe that you can throw in whatever you have.  I just made a double recipe with half pistachios and half almonds and used … Continue reading

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Saint Mazie; Jami Attenberg

The story of Mazie in the early 1900’s. A ticket window clerk on the lower east side of Manhattan. Told from entries of her diary and recollections from different people who knew her. Enjoyable read.  PJH rating: ****1/2

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Kitchens of the Great Midwest; J. Ryan Stradal

The story of Eva Thorvald – a world famous uber chef – told from the point of view of different people throughout her life.  Fun, different read with some recipes thrown in.  I liked it. PJH rating: ****

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Purple Cole Slaw

This is my Mom’s iconic purple cole slaw that I made a week or so ago for the first time. Simply the best. We traditionally have it with grilled turkey and corn on the cob in the summer.  My Mom … Continue reading

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