Author Archives: Carlanne

The Urban Gardener (2021 version)

Covid-19 caused us to tuck into our home and not really go out at all.  While Hubby had an outpatient surgery scheduled for January 2021, that was the only risk we had to take since lockdown. In 2020, for Mother’s … Continue reading

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Tuna salad with a twist

All my adult cooking life I purchased Tuna in the can without regard to its form.  In the past few years the tuna in a can that I always purchased seems to be more water and less what I considered … Continue reading

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A Coleslaw dressing like my mother made

I love coleslaw but I have always taken the “easy and fast” way out with it, buying bottled coleslaw dressing or a coleslaw “kit” in the bag. Now I am a convert – yes, it took maybe 15 minutes to … Continue reading

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Carlanne’s Creamy Potato Soup, Fall 2021

  Safeway delivered 4 huge russet potatoes a couple of days ago.  They look like they are this year’s crop, at least.  I decided with one I would make a soup.  With another I will be making Colcannon (Irish mashed … Continue reading

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Winter warmth – cheese & bacon potato soup

For my first experiment with this soup, I used both diced and sliced dehydrated potatoes. Backstory: I had received a free ten pound bag of Russets in the fall of 2020. With just the two of us, that was more … Continue reading

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