Pepsi Brownies for May’s Food ‘n Flix: The Goonies

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I came of age in the 80s.   I am a child of the 80s.  Sometimes I think the 80s were the best decade.  If the 80s were so rockin’ for me, then why have I never seen The Goonies?

Yep, I am a Goonies virgin.   And, to qualify, I think that The Goonies probably . . . → Read More: Pepsi Brownies for May’s Food ‘n Flix: The Goonies

Herb Garden

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When we moved into our house over sixteen years ago, we set out willy-nilly to landscape.   We had no plan.  We had a vision.   But, we had no plan.

I wanted roses.

We planted roses everywhere.  We built flowerbeds for roses around the house.  We planted climbing roses on our back fence.  We . . . → Read More: Herb Garden

Strawberry-Lemon Marmalade for May C.L.U.E.

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Today I highlight a favorite blogger’s terrific jam recipe. . . . → Read More: Strawberry-Lemon Marmalade for May C.L.U.E.

A Mother’s Day Tea

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With a little help from Evelyne at Cheap Ethnic Eatz, I found the perfect Mother’s Day gifts. . . . → Read More: A Mother’s Day Tea

Woody Turns Two

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…or a night with Sam Baker. The Woody Guthrie Center’s 2nd anniversary celebration brought a great line-up of musicians and we got to see (and meet) Sam Baker!!!!! . . . → Read More: Woody Turns Two

Three-Kale and Beet Green Salad with Radish and Pine Nuts

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Check out this versatile kale salad recipe plus some bonus Cinco de Mayo recipes. . . . → Read More: Three-Kale and Beet Green Salad with Radish and Pine Nuts

Hot Springs and Lake Ouachita Trip

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We travel to Hot Springs at least once a year, but we have found a new favorite haunt at Lake Ouachita State Park. . . . → Read More: Hot Springs and Lake Ouachita Trip

The Local Cuban Sandwich

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Keeping with the theme of “getting back to local,” I present a sandwich made with local Oklahoma products (and homemade bread, homemade pickles, and a homemade condiment). . . . → Read More: The Local Cuban Sandwich

Garden Update

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I hope I am not jinxing our future harvests by sharing an emerging future bounty of apples, apricots, cherries, strawberries, tomatoes, and grapes…. . . . → Read More: Garden Update

Marinated Grilled Leg of Lamb for Cook the Books

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This recipe marks my first foray into cooking lamb. Join me as I highlight this round for Cook the Books, The Feast Nearby by Robin Mather. . . . → Read More: Marinated Grilled Leg of Lamb for Cook the Books