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palpable

Word Formadjective
DefinitionCapable of being handled, touched, or felt.
Synonymstangible
UsageEvery time she held the skimmer under the pump to cool it for the work her hand trembled, the ardor of his affection being so palpable that she seemed to flinch under it like a plant in too burning a sun.

Aunt Ina’s Kitchen

 

She was actually my great aunt, but I always called her Aunt. To  me, she was tall, dignified and wise.  Nothing took her by surprise; she was always prepared.  Between her and her sister (my grandmother) I was taught common sense,  to always plan ahead, and to never stop learning.

To honor and acknowledge her life as a world traveler who was determined to learn as much as possible about other cultures and their way of cooking, we offer you a selection of her recipe collection,  and also other recipes that we feel she would have approved of.    We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

 

 


CANDIED BACON – UNBELIEVABLY GOOD

Yep, candied bacon.  A taste treat that will make your taste buds jump up and down with joy. I ran into an old Betty Crocker recipe for bacon pancakes and decided to try them.  Wonderful idea, … Read more...

Bonnie’s Authenic German Hot Potato Salad Recipe

Bonnie’s Authenic German Hot Potato Salad Recipe

Okay, okay - I know people everywhere say Their Hot Potato Salad is authentic and I know they totally believe that. However, does anyone  know what the word 'authentic' in this case really means?  … Read more...

Making your own Rice or Chickpea Flour

It's NOT wheat flour!

  I've been making my own flours for years now, especially rice flour.  My mom had to have it when she was having some stomach problems and rice flour  was one of the few flours that … Read more...

BEST Chicken Casserole (gluten-free)

BEST Chicken Casserole (gluten-free)

Yeah, yeah, I know - Everyone thinks their chicken casserole is the BEST.  And truly?  It probably is - at least to them.  I think what we have here is the simple fact that many people create … Read more...

Ancient gluten-free dishes – BONDA

Ancient gluten-free dishes – BONDA

Ah yes, another great side dish called BONDA.  It is a potato dish, shaped into balls, dipped into a well-spiced chickpea four and rice flour batter and then fast fried.  Sound horribly fattening … Read more...

POPCORN POPCORN AND MORE POPCORN

POPCORN POPCORN AND MORE POPCORN

Who doesn't love popcorn?  Can anyone actually sit in a movie theater and watch that big screen without a bag of buttery popcorn?  Oh, but wait!  What if you and your family are bored by the every … Read more...

Yummy Yummy Easy Fried Egg Rolls

Yummy Yummy Easy Fried Egg Rolls

Yep, that's what I said, Easy Fried Egg Rolls!  And I so love egg rolls. Well, actually I guess they should be called Spring Rolls as that's the type of wraps I use.  NOT the Vietnamese type … Read more...

A Truly Yummy Crepe Dessert Using Kahlua

Crepe Kahlua

Now that you know how to make your own Kahlua (see previous post)  I want to share a spine shivering, lip drooling, awe inspiring dessert with you.    It's simple (don't let the word … Read more...

MAKE IT YOURSELF AT HOME – LIQUEURS

MAKE IT YOURSELF AT HOME – LIQUEURS

  Ah yes, is there anything quite so tasty as pouring a dollop of  liqueur into your coffee on those cold wintry mornings, or perhaps having your favorite liqueur splashed over ice to sip … Read more...

CAPERS RULE! Recipe for a great chicken dish.

Capers

In a previous article titled "Who is a Great Companion, hates Bugs, and is Edible" Bonnie discussed the many talents of the Nasturtium plant.  Among these talents is the ability to produce seeds that … Read more...