The clementines in the fridge needed…repurposing. Within an hour they became jam with plans for a cake at a later date! https://theviewfromgreatisland.com/clementine-jam/
Category Archives: FOOD
Remembering Dad through Food and Letters PART 1: Blueberry Muffins
My current research and writing project is a continuation of something started a number of years ago— transcribing letters Dad sent home to his family during WWII and capturing my own memories of summers spent in the Adirondack Mountains. An aspect of this relates to food— snippets Dad wrote about and things I recall asContinue reading “Remembering Dad through Food and Letters PART 1: Blueberry Muffins”
I am even more mindful these days about not wasting food. Last evening’s meal was a hodge podge of leftovers and some broth. It was quite good!
Baking is such fun! Thanksgiving was an opportunity to make Amish Dinner Rolls from the King Arthur Flour website. Today I made Light Spice Holiday Cookies (also from King Arthur Flour recipes) and hunted down the Christmas cookie cutters…and a few other shapes 🙂 In a recent conversation with my niece I shared some ideas for giftsContinue reading “Baking!”
Take Me Out To The Ball Game
The Twins lost to Cleveland but fun was had by all… A Minnesota twist on the Bloody Mary?! …it’s only the THIRD inning??!! Kathleen and me Our dear friends Jane and Tom
Loring Park, Sculpture Garden, & Loring Kitchen & Bar: Minneapolis, MN October 2012
Originally posted on West Seventh Freelance:
Playing tourist in one’s hometown can be an inexpensive and rewarding junket. On a recent October day, I decided to do just that! My first destination was the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Strolling through the garden, I checked out art I remembered and new installations of…
Special Post: Jacox Family Recipe Bulletin or How I Messed with the Ginger Jelly Cookie Recipe
Dateline: December 5, 2013, 15:04 Central Time/ Minnesota I have, unwittingly, corrupted Grandma Ruby’s Ginger Jelly Cookie Recipe. Yes, I intended to cut them into tree shapes (!gasp!), but I did not intend to leave out a good portion of the ingredients. Lucky for me, Minnesota has been noted as one of the states nowContinue reading “Special Post: Jacox Family Recipe Bulletin or How I Messed with the Ginger Jelly Cookie Recipe”
Hazel’s Northeast: Breakfast and the Rest!
I met a friend for breakfast at Hazel’s Northeast in Minneapolis this morning. I have been missing out!! Greeted by co-owner Andrew and waited on by the incomparable Lindsay, we enjoyed a luscious breakfast on a busy Friday. The biscuits and gravy was sublime; eggs over-easy… done to perfection. Enjoy a few snap shots andContinue reading “Hazel’s Northeast: Breakfast and the Rest!”
Candy, corn, and more Minnesota
Today I drove to Mankato, MN, south and west of the Twin Cities. I was meeting up with a friend’s daughter and wanted to take in a few “landmarks” as well. They are, in no particular order: Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store in Jordan, MN (a whole table of REAL licorice); St. Peter, MN- home toContinue reading “Candy, corn, and more Minnesota”
Fresh Grounds: Food and Community
Fresh Grounds Coffee Café on West 7th in St Paul, MN serves coffee, a variety of foods, AND dishes up a heartfelt mission. In partnership with the RS Eden Organization and Starbucks, which supports organizational efforts and supplies coffee at a super discount, Fresh Grounds seeks to help those who may need comfort, care andContinue reading “Fresh Grounds: Food and Community”
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