Category Archives: Food

Ketchup

I don’t use ketchup often any more.I’m meatless and I seldom go for fries.But sometimes I want cocktail sauce, a pourof Louie dressing (Thousand satisfies).I visited my tiny local store,assuming I could add to home suppliesa little jar. Imagine my … Continue reading

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Hard Boiled Eggs

You start them cold or let them warm in air. You poke a hole in each, or maybe not.You put the eggs in water, or you spare them till it’s seething, simmering and hot. Attempting to maintain the heat you … Continue reading

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Brew Mistress

My brother says my coffee is the best.It drives his partner crazy when he does.For sure she roasts fresh beans, and shoots expressedpure-water steam through grounds to brew her buzz,while I used staler stuff. My maker wasa careless purchase, seldom … Continue reading

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Scone

Securing more ricotta to explore,I baked with herbs and egg a low-carb scone.I cut rosemary sprigs outside my door,and trimmed the thyme I bought and toted home.Green onions finely chopped and almond flourwere whisked with egg and cheese to make … Continue reading

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Ricotta Cake

Ricotta lemon muffins were my trywhen I was home alone last week and bored.I wandered to the market but, oh my,I couldn’t find the extract. Walking towardmy kitchen I thought juice could substitute –the Internet confirmed that with advice.Without the … Continue reading

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The Avocado Hunt

I avocado-hunted yesterday.Abundance is no January theme,but I attempt to make my salads gaythese homebound weeks, and avocados seema treat, in guac or served most any way.I captured four. I know their color scheme –organic local’s large and incomplete,but three … Continue reading

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Unripe

Been making salad all these homebound days –tomato, lettuce, cucumber, and seeds,balsamic-dressed, with grated cheese arrays,and avocado (most my body needs).But as this plague obnoxiously proceeds,there had to come a day without the last.Postponing unripe fruit for future feeds,with thinner … Continue reading

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Making Coffee

My coffee’s disagreeable today,and that’s a rare event. I like the brew,and as a rule what I prepare’s okay(I find about this drink I love, it’s trueno matter how I make it, it tastes fine).Why, even recently, with no machineor … Continue reading

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

The oil and the vinegaremulsified so beautifully,like honey twined with claret wine,like strands of syrup jewels.

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The Lockdown Meal

I’m still not tired of my Covid meal.I’ve lost the love for soup, frittata, beans,but homemade salad carries strong appeal –I want my daily dish of seeds and greenswith grated cheese, tomatoes, and the sealof half an avocado. What this … Continue reading

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