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J is for Junction where Memories join Food

Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy (Insert Special Occasion Here)! Tell us about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that meant “celebration,” or that comforted you and has deep roots in your memory. I’m not sure where or how my mother learned to cook. She got married quite young, back … Continue reading


Knock Your Socks Off Hearty Holiday Soup

I think I love the day after Thanksgiving more than the day itself.  That’s when I pull the turkey carcass from the fridge to perform my magic and turn it into the best soup ever!  It takes a while so I start after breakfast. And I consider it mostly cost-free and certainly healthy. The  turkey bones go into my large pasta … Continue reading


Juggling words… is it stuffing or dressing?

This little post is all about getting ready for thanksgiving dinner, inviting guests , planning details about the menu, while taking everybody’s needs into consideration. In the past we  had huge gatherings  at my brothers home.  (I’m missing those fabulous dinners.)  Friends and family gathered together and while there were vegetarians (heard of tofurky?) and even those with … Continue reading