Monthly Archives: November 2011

Red Curry Pepper Pasta

Pasta and bell peppers – two of my favorite things.  As soon as I saw this recipe I knew that I would like it.  And the raisins and capers really give it a great zing!  This is the first time that … Continue reading

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Maid Day – Finally again

Maid Day has been pretty boring lately, Al was in Phoenix for a conference and I was sick one time, so I/we just stayed home and sat out on the back porch and read while the maids were here cleaning.  Then there were … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

On Thanksgiving we went to our friend’s house in San Francisco.  We have been going to their house for Thanksgiving for the last 30 years or so.  This year there were 12 people, but I can remember when there were … Continue reading

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Stuffed Brie for Thanksgiving Appetizer

This is a great appetizer for any group of people, I always took it to my department’s Holiday Open House.  I haven’t run into anyone who doesn’t LOVE it.  It is so easy, and it looks so great – and … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering 101

I have a space heater that I use on these cold nights to take the edge off in the bedroom instead of heating up the whole house.  I’m hoping that this actually gives me a net savings on electricity/propane.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Pear Salad with Cilantro Dressing

I love salads.  I love all the summer salads with the fresh vegetables and fruit that is available then.  But when summer’s over I really look forward to the fall and winter salads that I’ve ignored all summer long.  This is my favorite … Continue reading

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I made myself a Skirt

A couple of months ago I was thinking about my favorite pair of shorts.  I have had them for probably 25 years (!) and believe it or not, they still are in fashion and they still fit.  They are made … Continue reading

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