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Birthday Breakfast at Aunt Chubby's Luncheonette

Before COVID-19, Bhavna and I dined at Aunt Chubby's Luncheonette at least twice a month, usually on a Sunday morning. We introduced Aunt Chubby's Luncheonette to family members, and it became part of their regular dining rotation. Post-COVID-19, we are restarting our early morning breakfast routine. Aunt Chubby's Luncheonette is back on my Sunday calendar at 7:30 AM. The first meal I had at Aunt Chubby's was the Grits and Greens. I had mine served with an egg on top…

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Grey Skies

1761 Brearley House

Monday This morning I looked through my Adobe Lightroom catalogue for inspiration. I wanted to revisit some of the places I had photo walked in the winter of past years. I stayed close to home in 2020, afraid to go out. By the end of 2020, I had conditioned my mind to disappointment. Compared to 2019, where I had captured almost 400 photos in December even while recovering from multiple eye surgeries, in December 2020, I had captured only 137.…

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Instant Pot British Caribbean Cornmeal Porridge

As I mentioned before, when I was a child, my grandmother would make a delicious corn-meal porridge which always warmed my body and soul. She would put a small circle of sweetened condensed milk in the middle and serve hot from the stove. I was feeling nostalgic, so I went in search of recipes to create my childhood delight. This recipe is a combination of two recipes I found online, The Perfect Trinidadian Cornmeal Porridge by Debra L.B. and Instant…

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Isolation Photo Project, Day 55

When I woke up this morning, I had a craving for French toast. I don’t know why I did. I just did. But then I looked in the fridge and saw that we had only one egg left. But fortunately, that’s all I needed to make one slice of French toast. That’s what I discovered after doing an internet search for French toast recipes. I found the Best French Toast Recipe by Jillian Guyette, a food writer for delish. Her…

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