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About mim4mail

If I'd have known I'd be using this as my recipe blog, I'd have chosen a different name. Oh well. Bon Apetit! Artist, Wife, and Mother to 2 grown offspring, reader, learner, traveler, letter writer, member of IUOMA, The Letter Writers Alliance, and The League of Space Pirates, and other leagues, alliances, and associations.

Oatmeal Cookies

I rediscovered a recipe that I’d downloaded in 2002. It was from Cooks Illustrated, a magazine that I love. They had experimented using the recipe on the back of the Quacker Oats box as their starting point. They were going … Continue reading

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Baked Tofu sesame

This is a recipe from a cook book that has been used a lot, and I never thought it would be ’cause it has no photographs in it! hah! 1 pound of firm tofu, drained   (I freeze my tofu … Continue reading

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Simple Muffins

So the other day there was a nice, simple recipe for muffins in our local newspaper (Richmond Times Dispatch – Holly Prestidge),which I cut out. Yesterday, I decided to make them for my book club – all three of us … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 700 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Autumn Soup

Adapted from a recipe by Clare Osdene Schapiro, which she adapted from Gourmet Magazine Makes 8 to 10 main course servings. 2 large cloves garlic 2 T olive oil (divided) 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded,  and cut up into … Continue reading

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Pimiento Cheese Spread – Southern USA goodness!

A good old southern tradition from the pages of Southern Living Magazine 1986. This is the very basic recipe. People change it up a bit and put in some Worcester sauce or onion flakes or other seasonings to their own … Continue reading

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Notice: this is not about food!

I wanted to share with my food-interest readers that I’m having a Mail Art call about bicycles. Yes, bicycles, not food, although food eating while on bicycles is good, and riding a bicycle to a picnic is good, it’s all … Continue reading

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