Groceries

We’ve been empty nesters for about three months now. There are lots of little differences, mostly positive however one of the biggest adjustments has to do with our evening meal. I know how to cook for a family; in fact I never did really cook until I had one. So, after 30 years it’s back […]

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Having to run out to the store (or worse a restaurant) because you don’t have groceries is a waste of your time, gas and money.  Earlier I shared items always stocked in the pantry and freezer. Part three of the trilogy a list of the 10 essentials in the refrigerator. 1. Dairy. I try to […]

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A few months ago I shared my ten pantry essentials that I keep on hand at all times.  It’s time to move our gaze to the freezer and see what must-have items are stored there. 1. Chopped Onions. You won’t catch me chopping onions.  If I couldn’t buy fresh frozen chopped onions, I would use […]

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Our Thanksgiving location and crowd changes from year to year.  In 2010, it will be Mr. Boomer, myself and two of our adult sons as our California extended family made different plans. It’s time to plan out the menu so I can get the ingredients on sale and enjoy the preparations instead of stressing over […]

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When I first heard about the big egg recall I felt safe. With all the farms in my state certainly eggs would not need to be shipped in from Iowa. Then my receipt from this week’s grocery shopping told me I could have bought tainted eggs there.   I checked the box at home and although the plant number was not […]

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