For All The Freds In The World

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While we were in Toronto, I passed this bar. I thought I would share it for all the men named Fred, who are trying to escape from their difficult teenagers, their demanding wife, or their boss! This is the bar for you. [ Read More ]

The Burnt Cake Rescued My Anniversary

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I was cooking for my fourth anniversary with my fiancée this past June since she cooked last year, but I knew I wouldn’t have enough time to make dessert too. [ Read More ]

How Full is Your Wine Glass?

Glass Not half-full

January 18, 2014– My Dear Secret Diary, as I age, I am trying harder and harder to be an optimist. [ Read More ]

Cooking Blunders

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When it comes to cooking at home, mistakes can happen, and how they are handled determines the outcome of any meal. Here are some tips to help you out! [ Read More ]

Not the Dog Food Again

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I always feed our pets before we eat so they don’t bother us when we’re at the table. [ Read More ]

My History With Pancakes

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Let’s just say I have a history with pancakes. [ Read More ]

The Humorous Butcher

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Beside the cash register at the butcher shop in a nearby mall: “Pleased to meet you, meat to please you.” [ Read More ]

How To Boil Eggs [PODCAST]

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Tracy’s friend tries to teach her how to cook and boil eggs. But how long should you cook something if the instructions are to “cook it ’til it’s done”? [ Read More ]

Get Healthy: Beet Yourself Up!

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That is, of course, not a typo in the title.  If you missed the misspelling, don’t get too down on yourself.  Reach for a beet!  [ Read More ]

Who’s Bringin’ the Beano?

I have a similar story to the Anacin story posted on this website.  Prior to meeting my husband, Jim, he was invited to a dinner party where everyone was asked to bring something. He was asked to bring the “Beano” and dessert. My husband thought this was odd, but just assumed someone was bringing a … [ Read More ]

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