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Diving in Head First and Catfish Wraps with Crunchy Cole Slaw
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Diving in Head First and Catfish Wraps with Crunchy Cole Slaw

I feel extremely blessed to have some really strong and excellent women friends in my life.  Truly, they are the glue that keeps the picture in the frame for me.  We speak the same language, in my opinion most of them have spines that can support twice their body weight, […]

Bears, Beds, and Blueberries and Blueberry Bread Pudding
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Bears, Beds, and Blueberries and Blueberry Bread Pudding

By Susan Nelson As I wrote about in an earlier post, when I was nearing five, my mother decided she needed a break from Halifax, Nova Scotia, where we lived with my grandparents so accepted an invitation to stay with a friend living in Vancouver, B.C.  After many efforts by […]

A Bit of Southern Corn and Corn Casserole
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A Bit of Southern Corn and Corn Casserole

We moved away from the Bay Area ten years ago, but I find myself returning often because my mother and her husband as well as my son and his family still live here.  I’m visiting now for a few days, to help my mother celebrate her most recent birthday, the number of which is […]

Chocolate makes it all Better and Chocolate Chocolate Cake
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Chocolate makes it all Better and Chocolate Chocolate Cake

by Susan Nelson Well, we made it through Christmas and New Year’s and here we are at Valentine’s Day again.  Where does the time go?  I was in the stores this morning watching befuddled men circling the flowers and the candy looking like they needed anti-anxiety medication. It reminded me […]

Lobster Tale, Cabot Trail, and Lobster Bruschetta
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Lobster Tale, Cabot Trail, and Lobster Bruschetta

I love to look through cook books, in particular, unusual ones.  Yesterday I was reading one my grandmother sent me years ago called “Out of Old Nova Scotia Kitchens”, written by Marie Nightengale, who was actually the sister of a dear friend of my mothers. She provided a lot of […]

Some like it Hot, and Chicken Chimichangas
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Some like it Hot, and Chicken Chimichangas

By Susan Nelson, In the moving frame of mind, I got to thinking about when I first moved to the States.  I was nine.  My mother had remarried  the month before, and many new experiences were being added to my memory book.  Never having known a father before, and now […]

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