Archive for September, 2009

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Why do they call it pound cake?  I already feel guilty about eating such a rich delicious cake, do they have to give it a name that implies I will gain pounds after eating it?  I want to call it rich cake so I will believe I will be rich after eating it!  This recipe […]

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Apple Glazed Pork Roast

Apple Glazed Pork Roast

I am pulling out the slow cooker again.  I actually never really put it away although I tend to use it more in the cooler seasons.  Today we are cooking pork  roast with apples.  YUM.  The roast remains very juicy and the flavors scream of fall. Ingredients: 3 to 4 lb. pork loin roast salt […]

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Apple & Brie Toast

Apple & Brie Toast

A few years ago, my second mom Gwen gifted me with a Gooseberry Patch cookbook.  She has been making tasty meals for her family for 40 years.  Her home is perfectly decorated for every season and occasion.  Martha Stewart has nothing on Gwen so when she got me the Celebrate Winter edition, I knew I […]

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Apple Cobbler

Apple Cobbler

Now that fall is here and apples are in season, I am excited to bake a yummy cobbler.  I enjoy this dish as a complete meal; sometimes, on my own with a giant spoon.  It’s perfect for breakfast or brunch.  Of course it makes a nice ending as well.  None of your guests, family or […]

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Oooo That Smell…

Oooo That Smell...

I enjoy sharing tips with you as I learn them.  Nany says that for many, once you stop moving you die.  I agree with her but add my own to that statement “Once you stop learning, you die.”  I am grateful I am still opening my eyes to learn each day. Today’s tip I want […]

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Illness Etiquette

Illness Etiquette

One of my readers, Ms. G, wrote this week asking me to speak to behavior when one is ill.  Her example spoke to me as I recently had a similar experience.  I made a mental note to write about it in the coming weeks.  Then yesterday I had yet another situation that spoke to this […]

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Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon Cheesecake

It has been very warm in Southern California this week.  And by warm I mean unbearable.  100 plus temperatures.  I think we are all seeking refreshment!  Nothing cools you like a lemon treat.  Usually I turn to lemonade but today I was thinking sweet so this recipe popped into my mind.  It’s a refreshing treat […]

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