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Category Archives: Oh, hi America!

A bit of this and that, a thought or two on current events.

  July 2, 2020 ~ A trend is occurring with this pork chop and tater tot theme we have going. Kate has been contributing to our food supply with a monthly ButcherBox shipment. It is sometimes hit or miss with what is available. Chicken breasts were difficult to get for a bit so she filled […]

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July 1, 2020 ~ Smothered pork chops surprised me equally in flavor and calorie count. When Kate first said this was what she was making I had a throwback thought to Long Island diners and super salty heavy gravy with tons of mushrooms in it, sort of the chop getting drowned out by the gravy […]

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June 30, 2020 ~ Sophie wants to know what are these crazy humans cooking up again! Whew, is all I can say about making this meal. I’ve been busy podcasting with my co-host Jennifer Smith Mackinday. “This Caregiver Life” podcast is taking a break for the summer so we crammed in a few recordings over […]

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June 28, 2020 ~ Well aren’t sliders just the cutest little burgers? They are a tad tricky if you are counting calories because you could easily pop a few of these in without realizing how many you’ve had! To be honest, it was another way to make a hamburger without calling it a burger. We […]

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photo caption: this is where we paddleboard and kayak June 28, 2020 ~ Sunday was a paddleboarding day. It was the thing Kate and I had planned on for our retreat-at-home. Although I knew dinner was on me I didn’t get caught up in searching for a recipe and getting all complicated with meal planning. […]

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