Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

20200615_172625One time, my reward from my dad for a semester of good grades was a jar of Planters Dry Roasted peanuts to have all to myself.  No joke, one of the best treats I’ve ever received.

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Strawberry & Vanilla Cream Ice Cream

20200607_160433There are times when I curse the summer heat here, and when it’s 105 F and hotter day after day, I can’t be blamed.  But then I remember that hot days do come with certain advantages, like excuses to eat ice cream.

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Summer Brewed Sun Tea

20200612_212902Sun tea seems to be one of those beverages that evokes memories of summer visits with one’s grandma, sitting on patios and porches while enjoying an icy cold glass of this classic drink.  And then came the health warnings.

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Greek Purslane Salad

20200615111516_IMG_4286I present to you the most gourmet plate of weeds that you could possibly eat!  Yes, weeds.  You know, those things you rip out of the garden and toss away.  Perhaps it’s time to redefine what we consider weeds.

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Pitting Cherries (Removing the Pits, and Nothing but the Pits)

20200607092103_IMG_4021Yes, I know.  There are cherry pitters designed for this task.  But if you lose half the cherry with the pit, that kind of defeats the purpose, doesn’t it?

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Pressure Cooker “Boiled” Eggs

20200608_075533So I may be a little late to this party, but I guess the old saying “better late than never” still holds true.  At least it has for me.

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