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About Our Kitchen Inventions

Inspired by travels to Italy, cooking with fresh ingredients, sharing our Kitchen Inventions dinners with friends, and enjoying good wine. Photography and cooking are the main focus for our site. Please stop by Wade's website to enjoy more of his works of photography.

Happy Anniversary to The Hubby!

Not only was it Friday the 13th of June last week, it was our wedding anniversary – #27, to be exact. Here’s hoping that you did not walk under any ladders, have a black cat cross your path, or break … Continue reading

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Beauty of the Winter Garden

Our Lenten rose is quite the story. We used to live in an old 1920’s bungalow close to Downtown Atlanta. Around the corner was a really old park that we in the neighborhood helped to clean of debris, trash and weeds. During one of … Continue reading

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Chili Mac – Comfort Food To The Max!

Comfort food takes on a new meaning with this recipe for Chili Mac from the March issue of Cooking Light magazine. Usually, ground turkey is a “non event”……you know what I mean – not a lot of taste, and kinda … Continue reading

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Welcome To Spring In Atlanta

It’s officially Spring! Well, at least on the calendar…. Hope you enjoy these first signs of life from our patio garden. Seems funny that this will soon be a full-blown hosta, shooting up stately green and white leaves, then tall stalks with dainty flowers … Continue reading

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Sunny Breakfast on the Patio

Since the weather here in Atlanta gets “stuck” between Winter and Spring this time of year, we know to take advantage of those random warm, sunny days that tease us out from our homes. That is exactly what happened last … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

It was Thursday, prior to leaving town for one week…what to do to clean the fridge of lonely bits of food? We’ve never been good at throwing things away that are in perfect (or almost perfect) condition. As chance would have it, here is … Continue reading

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A Baked Oatmeal Kinda Day

One burning question to contemplate: Why does the entire universe go to the grocery for milk, eggs, and bread when the Weather Channel predicts ice and snow? Is everyone making french toast at the exact same time? Not us. We’re more … Continue reading

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Salmon Surprises

Whenever Whole Foods has in-season fresh, wild salmon on a special “One Day Only” Sale, be sure to count us in. What do we do? We get all excited, jump in the car, and buy a big slab of fish … Continue reading

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Step Away from the Mini Loaves!

You know you are in big trouble when you try a new pound cake recipe, take one bite, and can hardly control eating one ENTIRE loaf? Well….perk up, pound cake lovers…this one’s for you….good thing it’s healthy! Mini Pineapple Pound … Continue reading

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When One Word Says It All

Ah…Snow Days…remember how exciting those were as a child? Not so exciting now as an adult, as you might have heard about the happenings in Atlanta this past week – when the entire area (of 6.5 plus million people) shut down for business, roads … Continue reading

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