Monthly Archives: August 2010

Peach-raspberry crunch pie

Do you ever watch “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” on Food Network? It may be the worst possible show to watch when you’re hungry. I was watching the “crunchy” episode when I saw this. Peach-raspberry crunch pie. So all … Continue reading

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How to peel and slice a peach

If you need to peel and slice a peach for a pie or cobbler, there’s a relatively easy way to do it. First, wash the fuzz off the outside of the peach. Then cut a small X in the bottom. … Continue reading

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Happy Monday!

Today is the first day of school for University of Maryland students and a few school districts in this area, and¬†classes have already started at University of Georgia and elsewhere.¬†Listening to the news on the radio this morning made me … Continue reading

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Sweet corn pancakes

Everywhere you look in the summer in Maryland, there’s fresh sweet corn. It’s great grilled, but we don’t really have access to a grill right now. And it’s good boiled and sprinkled with chili powder. But there’s only so many … Continue reading

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Pesto, tomato and mozzarella panini

What to do with the leftover pesto, the mozzarella from the pizzas and the sandwich bread? Make my favorite sandwich. This is a pretty easy one. You can do it in a regular skillet (like I did here), or a … Continue reading

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How to bake a loaf of white bread (or two)

The other night, I got the silly idea to bake a loaf of bread instead of buying one. I have actually made this once before, but apparently I forgot how long it takes to rise. Let’s just say that starting … Continue reading

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Another training tip?

You know what also is probably a good way to train for a triathlon? Swimming laps in a pool divided in half by a rope while a family of six plays Marco Polo around you. Because that’s what I just … Continue reading

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