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Friday, September 27, 2013

The shoes are off, I'm enjoying a cold seltzer and some of the bread I baked last night. I'm probably going to have bread and cheese for dinner tonight, and that's just fine. I'm too tired to feel much like doing anything more complicated.

Tonight I'm doing NOTHING. Tomorrow and Sunday I'm going to get this place cleaned up. It's just too depressing having it like this. Since I've got some beautiful things (my dishes and my stand mixer) I want to put them in the best setting. Besides, it's hard to cook when you can't find your countertops.

Tomorrow I want to make a pot of my favorite soup. It's got Italian sausage, butternut squash, hominy, and a bunch of other stuff. The hominy gives the broth a strong corn flavor that's just lovely. A bowl of this steaming soup with a piece of homemade bread -- it doesn't get much better than that.

(Yes, that's the actual soup with one of my homemade rolls.)

You know, several people have asked me how I can watch so many food shows. They've said there can't possibly be that much about cooking. I love everything about food and cooking (except maybe washing the dishes). My love of cooking shows is 125% about the food and nothing else.

No, seriously. It's all about the food.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MRS_TOAD 9/29/2013 8:11AM

    Fine cooking can make all the difference and you are one of those chefs! emoticon

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MONETRUBY 9/28/2013 8:33PM

    And people read Playboy for the articles...

Seriously, though, I am going to try to find us each a good-lookin' Indian cook while I'm there. I just think that last chef is so lovely...along with several others.

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BECKYSRN 9/28/2013 5:44PM

    Eye candy? That's food....

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CATLADY52 9/28/2013 4:40PM

    The soup and roll look scrumptious. emoticon

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 9/28/2013 2:21PM


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LIS193 9/28/2013 12:59PM

    Mary, that looks yummy. Enjoy!

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CHEFSOPHIE 9/28/2013 12:40PM

    Sounds like a perfect Friday evening.

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BECKY0111 9/28/2013 10:14AM

    Your meal looks delicious! And so do your chefs!


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PATTYKLAVER 9/28/2013 9:43AM

    I've been threatening to get my place organized since July. I take two steps forward and about ten backwards. You've sparked me to continue on.

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NUTRON3 9/28/2013 6:42AM

    Have a good day

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WINDSONG~ 9/28/2013 4:37AM


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NEW-CAZ 9/28/2013 2:42AM

    Mmmmm- I think I've just seen why you like food shows emoticon emoticon

Have a great weekend emoticon

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 9/28/2013 1:54AM

    Please put up the recipe for the soup, it looks so good.

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JILL313 9/28/2013 12:09AM

    Hi Mary, please save some of that delicious homemade soup and bread as I'm coming over for Lunch today emoticon Good for You for cooking and baking these you enjoy eating. I think it's great You Love all the Cooking Shows, well most of them it seems. . .Good Luck cleaning up your house this weekend. Although it's not much fun you'll end up feeling so Proud of Yourself in digging in and cleaning up your house. Cooking will even be easier with a clear, clean counter. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NASFKAB 9/27/2013 11:38PM

  want that soup enjoy with your friends

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GOALWTIN7 9/27/2013 11:29PM

  You're so funny! Seriously though, that picture of the soup or stew looks delicious! So many colorful healthy things starring back. Enjoy watching for the food tips and the eye candy. I'll take chef # 5 for dessert please.

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1CRAZYDOG 9/27/2013 10:16PM

    LOL! I believe you! emoticon

The soup & roll look seriously good!

Have fun with your Food Channel!

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