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Mocha Pecan Pie

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Last weekend Llewellyn sang with the Syracuse Vocal Ensemble for their annual Christmas concert. Historically these concerts offer a post-concert pie reception for all in attendance, ticket-holders as well as the singers. Every person in the Ensemble is expected to donate a home-made pie each night. My selection was “Mocha Pecan Pie” since I had […]

Easy Quiche

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Easy Quiche I found this recipe on and was suspicious in a too-good-to-be-true manner, despite the number of five star ratings it had received from users. I have linked the recipe. Modifications: used 1% milk, which is what we typically have on hand (other than the half and half for coffee). I added mushrooms […]

Adventures With Hominy

Monday, January 26th, 2009

When our friend Richard was visiting last week, he wrote a hilarious little narrative printed on beautiful card stock and gave us each a wrapped can of veggies. One of the cans contained hominy, which to be honest I have never tried. Along with this Richard brought a recipe that is in the usual rotation […]

The Disappointing Wolfgang Puck

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Shattered Lid A few days before Thanksgiving I bought a couple of additional pans and happened to pick up the Wolfgang Puck brand of 18/10 stainless. One was a 3 quart saucepan with a tempered glass cover, the other an omelet pan with no cover. The very first time I used the saucepan I simply […]