Category Archives: Edible Flowers

TCS: Love and Joy Come to You . . .

Good Morning! ___________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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A Poem for November 22, 2018

First of all, _________________________________ Consider the humble onion. It is so often the beginning of great meals. I hope that whatever you are eating today is truly a feast. Click for the poem:

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Does Trump leave a bad lie and how sad is his golf game

By  ann summers “When asked who the worst celebrity golf cheat was, Alice Cooper replied: ‘I played with Donald Trump one time. That’s all I’m going to say.’” Dear Donald, prove us wrong, what was your golf score today? IQ, … Continue reading

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TCS: Adventures in Wine Tasting

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Morning Open Thread – Mississippi Pot Roast; the recipe that ate the internet.

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. The Mississippi Pot Roast has been called the dish that ate the internet.  It is probably the easiest pot roast recipe I have ever seen.  … Continue reading

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When It’s Your Turn To Cook The Bird

By Jim Foreman, Guest Blogger Jim Foreman tells me he wrote this twenty years ago for a women’s magazine. It has been republished, somewhere, every year since then. I suggested to him that it would be a shame to break … Continue reading

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Luscious Libations: Recipe for a Sidecar Cocktail

By Elaine Magliaro This sidecar cocktail recipe is for my cyber-buddy Blouise. It’s a great drink to serve during the holiday season. INGREDIENTS 4 ounces Cognac 3 ounces Grand Marnier 3 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange … Continue reading

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Luscious Libations: Elaine’s Pear Martini Recipe

By Elaine Magliaro This is a good autumn/winter cocktail. INGREDIENTS 2 parts vodka (pear vodka, if you have it) 2 parts pear puree* 1 part pear liqueur (I use Mathilde Poire Liqueur) 1 part freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained 1 … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Gene Howington Thanksgiving is (no matter what one thinks of the origins of the holiday) a time to do something many often neglect in their daily lives: reflect and be grateful for the good things in their lives.  A … Continue reading

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A Taste of Bermuda: A Recipe for Rum Swizzles

  By Elaine Magliaro   I hadn’t enjoyed drinking a Rum Swizzle since 1969–the year my husband and I honeymooned in Bermuda–when I got the idea to search for recipes for the cocktail on the Internet recently. I selected one recipe that I tweaked a … Continue reading

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