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Southwest Quinoa Salad

By On June 7, 2018

There are a few personal items that I find worth splurging on from time to time.  If I had to pick the item I am particularly passionate about, it would be handbags.… Read More

Dining Adventures

A Cooking Demo with Elizabeth Minchilli

By On May 31, 2018

If you have been reading The Kitchen Scout for awhile, then you know that I really enjoy following Elizabeth Minchilli. Raised in the suburbs of St. Louis, Elizabeth moved to Rome with… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

Mother’s Day

By On May 10, 2018

Would you believe me if I told you the woman in this photo was just 3 months away from her 76th birthday on the day it was taken? My mother always defied… Read More

Lifestyle

Links Friday

By On March 29, 2018

March has been such a busy, but fun month so apologies for missing a few Fridays of late. Based on some statistics I can see “behind the blog”, I think it has… Read More

Lifestyle

Some Kitchen Essentials

By On February 15, 2018

Back in January, our niece asked me for some advice on how to round out her wedding registry.  I was so excited to peek at her choices and offer my suggestions based… Read More

Annual Wrap Ups

It’s a Wrap, 2017!

By On December 14, 2017

With next Friday being so close to the Christmas holiday, I am going to do my annual “It’s a Wrap” post this week before things get crazy around here.  As is my… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

Giving Thanks

By On November 23, 2017

Hello friends, It wasn’t my plan to write a new post this week.  I am not here to advise you on how to use your Thanksgiving leftovers or provide you with a… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

Out on a Limb

By On September 27, 2017

I cannot believe September is over!  Where the heck did the month go?  For me it just seemed to fly by.  How about for you? Do you remember a few posts ago… Read More

Lifestyle

Happy Fourth of July!

By On June 29, 2017

My post this week is just going to be a little bit of this and that.  Some things I love, some books, and a few eats. Definitely a quick read because I know… Read More

Lifestyle

Sun Protection – Links

By On May 18, 2017

Let me preface today’s post by writing a few things first. One, I probably will never be a lifestyle blogger.  I mentioned this when I wrote, In the Bag, a post about some… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

The Promise

By On April 20, 2017

It is a simply glorious morning as I am writing this post.  The sun is shining, the air is cool and crisp and my favorite trees, our Donald Wyman crabapples are starting… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

Two Coves Farm & Five Pine Farm raising grass-fed beef together in Maine

By On January 11, 2017

Have you ever dreamed of being something else “when you grow up” as I like to say? The first person who modeled for me that life was a series of mini-episodes was my… Read More