Author Archives: pattyreynolds484

Wish List

I’m working on a list of gadgets and gizmos that I’d like to get for the kitchen.  I recently purchased some new prep/mixing bowls to replace our last set.  Half of the bowls are being used for dog water, so … Continue reading

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Hello world!

  So, I’ve grown tired of’s wonky interface.  I’ve decided to migrate my blog to  Never fear, all of the old posts have migrated along too. Let me know what you think of the new layout!

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Belle Fromage!

I am currently reading a beautiful cookbook by Thomas Keller, owner and chef of Napa Valley’s very famous restaurant The French Laundry. My friend Ana and her husband Alex saved up for a year to eat there (the 9 course … Continue reading

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The Best Casserole Cookbook Ever (how humble)

Big doesn’t always mean best! Title: The Best Casserole Cookbook Ever Author: Beatrice Ojakangas Publish Date: 2008 Brief description: From classic meat and veg casseroles like Tuna Noodle Casserole with Mushrooms and Fresh Herbs (pg 375) to “is that really … Continue reading

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>Anyone Can Bake

> My first review! Title: Better Homes and Gardens® Anyone Can Bake – Step by step recipes just for you Edited by: Tricia Laning Date of Publication: 2009 Brief description: This cookbook from the Better Homes and Gardens Publishers is … Continue reading

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>Comming soon… Cookbook Reviews!

>One of the features of my blog that I’m looking forward to is the Cookbook Review! I have been waiting until my office space got more organized, but since that may never happen…. I have designed a template that I’m … Continue reading

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> It is amazing what you can learn from the Farmer’s Almanac! – Are all snowflakes different? – Why do we dream of a white Christmas? – Should I bundle up on New Year’s Eve? – What time will the … Continue reading

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