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March 2011

  • Celery Citrus Salad || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Food

    C is for Celery Citrus Salad

    We are having warm spring temps here. It’s almost 80 degrees! That pleases me for many reasons, mostly having to do with the garden and a long list of dirt-digging tasks. But…

  • Candied Grapefruit Peel || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Preserves

    Candied Grapefruit Peel

    These candied grapefruit peels don’t look quite the way they should. They are supposed to be white-sugar studded and sparkly. But to me, they look like a whole lot like French fries.…

  • Friendly Rainy Skies
    Food, Travel

    Cauliflower Pie in the Sky

    Today we did airport things. Very soggy airport things . . . You know how it is. The waiting. The opportunity to spend way too much money on way too much food.…

  • Whale Tail
    Words

    Happy Birthday, Mo

    March 19 is a very special day. It’s Mo’s birthday! Okay, so it’s my birthday, too. But for several years, I was blessed to share this day with Ms. Moreka Jolar in…

  • Oranges Preserved in Syrup || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Preserves

    Supremed and Preserved Oranges

    This post could also be called “Experiments with Oranges,” because that’s what’s happening here. The jars above contain orange segments preserved two ways: half in light sugar syrup and half in a…

  • GF Bananacot Cake || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Food

    Gluten-Free Bananacot Cake

    In my post on making sugar-free jam, I mentioned that I am able to easily metabolize large quantities of sugar. The same does not go for flour. I’m not gluten intolerant to…