Tag Archives: Cornie’s Kitchen

Dining Out, Readin Mail

When I’m out at the doctor’s office, I usually eat out. I have a few favorite haunts, like most folks. That Cesar Salad is a killer if you let the staff dress it for you. That little tub in the … Continue reading

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BLACK BEAN & PUMPKIN SOUP

Oh! We had snow this morning! It didn’t stick of course, but it’s just barely above freezing outside. This magnolia blossom is wrapped up in her heaviest sweats & wool sox. So, I went to inventing. Cold weather brings out … Continue reading

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Five Alarm Chili

I was sick over Christmas. Not because I ate too many of my cookies, but because I let a small cut get infected, and then it got dangerously worse. Let’s just say that CA MERSA is not fun, but drugs … Continue reading

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The Generous Cook

This is my Nannie’s favorite photo of my Mom. She was less than 8 years old. Even she didn’t remember how old she was when she was dragged in from her active life to sit still long enough to have … Continue reading

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The First Geese of Fall–An Occasion for Pot Roast

After a spate of terminally hot days that closed Cornie’s Kitchen (no amount of hunger would have driven me to cook anything with heat), suddenly a cold front came through the condo garden. A bit of rain and thunder and … Continue reading

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Kitchen Fairies Needed

I would rather eat chocolate pecan sandies than clean up my kitchen. Especially when these hot, sweet morsels are cooling on the rack on top of my oven and their scent is all too inviting. I would be eating every … Continue reading

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Menu Makeover: Whole Food Makes a Whole Person

I didn’t always cook “al dente” or “to the tooth,” as the Italians call it. I was born in Louisiana, a place where if the cooks didn’t boil it to a mush, they fried it within an inch of its … Continue reading

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