Author Archives: queenofone

About queenofone

I was in the food biz for over 20 years and still love food more than ever. I knit, create, write, mother, date, live and get angry. All I share here and hopefully with some kick ass pics to boot.

commonalities in dating or not

I have been “single” for a long time in the last 12 years I have loved many but besides 2 relationships that were non conventional. Ive been rolling along pretty solo. Dating is an interesting social slice. I am not … Continue reading

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Baked salmon with a peanut-cilantro relish

Originally posted on So hungry I could blog:
by Sarah Steimer I was a little concerned about using a shallot in the relish. The original recipe called for using the greens from one large scallion, but it was the one…

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Talking with strangers

On the Metra platform I met a French woman here to speak at a literary conference. She is a literary translator and had a nice conversation. As my stop came up I introduced myself and offered my phone number if … Continue reading

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A new experiment

With so many devices at my disposal and rarely any of my downtime at a pc, I miss writing. Going to give it a shot on a mobile device. At least it will be a placeholder for topics and ideas … Continue reading

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Up to par….or shall we say pear?

I received a  call on a Sunday that I needed to come get 15lbs or so of free small Italian firelli pears..they were ripe and ready.I asked them to put em in a cool place and i would do my … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Orange Ginger Delights

I have trying to cook more out of my norm. I haven’t made focaccia in over 15yrs and had some packs of yeast I wanted to utilize. Sadly my mutant family consumed all of it before a picture was had. … Continue reading

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week 5/6 and a look at where to go from here

Alrighty so its almost the end of week 6 and I am finally returned to juicing last week. I really missed it! I went nearly a week with 2 juices and I feel a difference. Juicing even 1-2 a day … Continue reading

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