Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

One pot is all you need to make this chicken and mushrooms recipe for dinner. The creamy sauce is enhanced with onion, garlic, basil, thyme, Parmesan and chicken broth. So good. ~~~ Don’t you love it when you find a recipe that you know will become part of your regular repertoire? This chicken and mushroom dish …

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My Daisy died this morning. She was my first cat. A beautiful talkative cat. I loved her so much, my frisky old girl. I already miss her dearly. She hung out with me, content and purring, my office pal, my little friend. Cuddle your cat today because you never know when you’ve poured her last …

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This week I’m offline for an at-home retreat — lots of reading, thinking, setting goals, making a visionboard, planning, and writing for pleasure. I’m digging into Patti Digh’s Creative is a Verb, Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, Rolf Gates’ Meditations from the Mat, Baron Baptiste’s 40 Days to Personal Revolution and a few other books, …

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