Victory Through Dog Power

11/4/2015 meps 0

Here’s a fun item from my blog,, about Medford, Oregon’s destination hot dog cart: Chuck Reeder, of Medford, Oregon, is a believer in street carts. “But I’m a hot-dog cart killer.” He says eight […]

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St. Joseph’s Day Rice

3/19/2015 meps 0

Photo and recipe courtesy of the creative, brilliant, and huggable Mary Bolter of Spokane, Washington. 2-1/2 C uncooked white rice 2-1/2 C water 1/2 t Saffron 1 C toasted whole almonds, chopped 1 C honey, […]

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Iced Lemon Bread

2/25/2015 meps 0

This is similar to the lemon loaf sold at Starbucks. It’s guaranteed to be the first thing to disappear at a potluck. 1-1/2 C flour 1/2 t baking soda 1/2 t baking powder 1/2 t […]

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Cookies & Candies

Layered Chocolate-Caramel Cookie Bars

2/12/2015 meps 0

Base: 1-1/4 C flour 1/2 C brown sugar 3/4 C grated coconut 1-1/3 C butter, melted Caramel filling: 1/3 C corn syrup 1/2 C butter 14 oz condensed milk Topping: 10-1/2 oz dark chocolate chips […]

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Love, in a takeout container

1/29/2015 meps 0

A couple of days ago, when the northeast was buried under many feet of snow and ice, I was driving across southern Alabama. The sun was bright, and the Gulf of Mexico sparkled like diamonds […]