Category Archives: Food and drink

Spumgolion

This is Spumgolion, a spaghetti dish passed down to me from my Mother. It’s my favorite. Here’s the recipe: SPUMGOLION 1 – 1.5 lb. (0.5 kg ñ 0.7 kg) ground beef 1 small onion chopped 2-3 stalks celery, chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Plastic Keurig Cups

I get a lot of static about my Keurig coffee brewer, because most of the Keurig cups are non-biodegradable. (Okay! Okay!  I mostly use reusable K-cups.) However, go to your grocery store and try to find milk in the traditional … Continue reading

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Fruit Loop Tour 2016

Last week, we took our “Fruit Loop Tour” among the orchard and alpaca farms in the Hood River Valley.  Great trip! Here’s some of the highlights: This is the view from our hotel room at the West Cliff Inn. I … Continue reading

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Making Tofu

This is how I made tofu from my Chinese teacher’s recipe. Her instructions read that I should wrap a handful of spice mix with two layers of cheese cloth. Since I had no cheese cloth, I used Keurig reusable coffee … Continue reading

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Szechuan Turkey and Broccoli Stir-Fry

4 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 small onion cut in wedges 4 cups broccoli flowerets ¼ cup water 2 cups cubed, cooked, turkey loaf Hot cooked rice Dry roasted peanuts Prepare peanut sauce. In a large skillet or wok over medium … Continue reading

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Making a Sombrero Pie

I’m getting a little tired of eating processed foods, so I decided to make our next dinner from scratch. I found this recipe among some recipe cards we purchased way back in 1971. This sombrero pie is very good, but … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our 41st Wedding Anniversary

Yesterday we celebrated our 41st wedding anniversary at the Black Butte Ranch near Sisters, Oregon.  We love this place because of the spectacular views of the mountains, lakes, and forests. We’ve stayed here many times and, when our kids were … Continue reading

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