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This will probably offend a great many people but if even a few take this advice to heart it will be worth it. For many people you know Christmas is not a time of joy. It is a time of sadness, loss, and loneliness. If you are enjoying the season please be aware that many are not and employ a little Christmas etiquette.
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My dear friend, Peg saw the Tasty’s puff pastries 4 ways video and wanted the two of us to try making them. I was a little intimidated when I watched the video. After all, what would I do if they didn’t turn out absolutely perfect? After giving it a little thought I realized that, when things go wrong in baking, you get to eat the mistakes! Then I realized when things go right in baking you get to eat those ones, too! Win, win! So here is my adventure in making Puff Pastries with Peg.
Entrees would be nothing (well, not as good) without delicious side dishes. I grow a lot of peas each summer and we eat them all winter long. But peas with salt and butter are pretty plain so I like to jazz things up from time to time. Peas with caramelized red onions & balsamic vinegar are a great way to serve peas in a new way.
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From now on our troubles will be out of sight…. My wish for all of you is that all your troubles will be miles away. God bless you and keep you, my friends.
I originally posted this last March and it’s amazing how accurate it is today! Just like in March, we’ve had two snowstorms very close together. And I’m still not able to escape winter with a quick trip to the Bahamas so I’m back to dreaming about summer and doing what I can to be ready when garden season comes around again.
Garden Things to do in Winter
I know a lot of people think that steak sandwiches should be a summertime meal but I’m not one to say no to steak no matter what the season. I’m an unrepentant carnivore and free beef is right in my price range. So when I got a couple of free ribeye steaks I decided to go all in and make Steak Sandwiches with Roasted Tomato Jam.
Steak Sandwiches with Roasted Tomato Jam
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