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Quick Thought: Cooking

By February 4, 2019Cooking
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I was just sitting here at my desk – pondering aimlessly… and thinking about how much progress I’ve made over the last year in learning how to cook. But then I remembered a classic quip from W.C. Fields…

“I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.”

I’m wondering now just exactly how much progress I’ve actually made. I haven’t poisoned anybody. A few folks have come over for dinner more than once even. But then again, I’m not so sure any more. I need to …

Think about it…

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  • Mary Margaret Just says:

    You could always read through the Abernathy family cookbook for ideas.

  • Mary Margaret Just says:

    How in the world does your website detect duplicate comments? I know I never said: You could always read through the Abernathy family cookbook for ideas.

  • You can’t be afraid to play with a recipe. When making pecan pie mini-tarts, I found that I was using three batches of crust dough per one batch of filling. All the flour washed out the taste of the filling. I was already using 1-1/2 teaspoons of vanilla, versus one teaspoon according to a different recipe. I went to 3 teaspoons of vanilla per batch of filling; very good results. (There is not enough alcohol in vanilla extract for that W. C. Fields experience.)

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