Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pumpkin Cheesecake Supreme

Unfortunately, pumpkin cheesecake is seasonal; we have been waiting for it since last December. We thought that Mamacita’s Pumpkin Cheesecake was the best and have been asking for it since August. We were told it would probably be available towards November. … Continue reading

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DARKSIDE

I just finished DARKSIDE, another psychological thriller by Belinda Bauer. Located in the same rural English countryside as BLACKLANDS, this novel takes place a few years later and the main character is an all-in-one country constable, Jonas Holly. His territory includes several small villages along Exmoor. When an elderly lady is … Continue reading

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In the Dark of Night

*Any house/apartment with power is not totally dark when the lights are out. There are dots of blue, green, red, and yellow from microwaves, coffee makers, stoves, digital clocks, computers, printers, cable devices, smoke detectors, etc. The glow from streetlights edge around the window blinds and … Continue reading

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Pleasing Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! Do you think they are orange because of Halloween,  Thanksgiving, and autumn? Orange like the maple and oak leaves? Since the pumpkins have been around longer than the holidays, it might be safe to say that pumpkin orange is … Continue reading

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THE WOLVES OF ANDOVER

Kathleen Kent’s novel, THE WOLVES OF ANDOVER, takes place from 1649-1692 in colonial Massachusetts, as well as across the sea in London. It is a well-written book of historical fiction, the historical part based upon one of Kent’s ancestors – … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

*I love autumn, when the air cools and baking can begin in earnest. The windows can be opened to free the house of summer’s staleness and let the air-conditioner rest. Fall is the middle-age of a year, leaves turning like hair … Continue reading

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Easy Peach Cobbler

After cooking for nearly 70 years, Mother is getting tired of it. She and Dad go out to eat more often. However, she still tries new recipes once in a while, and here is one she shared with us last … Continue reading

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