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November 11, 2010 – Veteran’s Day

This is a day to honor our Veterans. Take a moment to reflect on all they have done for our country. BRRRR. It’s cold. The past few nights the temps have dropped below freezing and much of my garden is … Continue reading

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October 27, 2010

Another week has rolled around and the weather has changed yet again. After a few days of storms and clouds, it warmed up a little but the the winds came and the temps dropped again. Last night’s low was 35° … Continue reading

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October 20, 2010

BOOM! Awakened at 5:20 a.m. yesterday morning by huge crash of thunder as a T-storm rolled through. It happened again a bit over an hour later and continued on and off all day and well into the evening and night … Continue reading

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Monday October 18, 2010

Yet another week has rolled by and the weather has changed yet again. Several days of heat, occasionally reaching the low 90s and now it is cloudy and cool. We do have seasons here in the high desert and it … Continue reading


October 7, 2010 – Slow-Roasted Winter Vegetables

Today is Thursday and it was even colder last night, 43° and right now, (10:00 a.m.) it is 57° with a predicted high of 71. Brrrrr. Time to have the furnace serviced. It rained enough yesterday that I don’t need … Continue reading


A Change in the Weather

Monday, October 4, 2010. Wow! What a difference a week makes. Last Monday the southland suffered record hot temperatures. Downtown Los Angeles reached an all-time high of 113° F. It wasn’t so hot up here in the high desert but … Continue reading

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Hello from the high desert of California

Hi All. I’m a retired senior citizen who has been intrigued with cooking and baking for most of my life. I’ve collected various items related to this interest, including cookbooks, vintage cookware and electric appliances, kitchen gadgets both antique, vintage … Continue reading


Collecting Cookbooks

I love to cook and I love collecting cookbooks and resurrecting old “receipts” that have been long forgotten, or fallen out of fashion, including some that are truly ancient. I enjoy preparing things that are seldom prepared in the home … Continue reading

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Favorite Hobby – Reading

When I answer a survey about favorite “hobbies” my first answer is always “Reading” and has been for most of my life. I’ve been an avid reader since childhood – my grandfather taught me to read when I was four … Continue reading

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