My Kitchen Nook

My Kitchen Nook

          Aloha from Paradise (A sign in my kitchen above my sink.) Crystal Glasses Hanging, Lights Reflecting ————————- Dishes Stacked 3 Feet high, Pot Rack w/ Dangling Pots Hang 3 Feet Low I do have this knack for stacking dishes and pots.  🙂 A Slab of Salt, Sea Shell Frames with Precious Photos, Shell Cocktail Set…. ————————————- Welcome to My Nook! I am Julie Lancaster-Whann, I live in Florida. ——————————————- An…

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Thanksgiving Prep and Extras

Thanksgiving Prep and Extras

          Happy Thanksgiving (Just some vegetables sprouting on the counter.) Welcome to Thanksgiving Prep and Extras This is where the stray recipe, or idea will end up.  This post isn’t about some grand dinner or how to make the perfect turkey, this is about the small stuff.  Nothing big, just simple ideas and thoughts.  I have mixed feelings as it is when it comes to Thanksgiving.  The holiday is pretty much…

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My Nifty Fifties

My Nifty Fifties

          Welcome to MY Nifty Fifties At this writing, November 2017, I am 56.  I will be turning 57 this coming February, 2018.  So, why start a blog post about my “Nifty Fifties” when I am nearing the end of them?  Because that is the best time to describe them.  How can I possibly describe how nice it is to be in my 50’s if I was only say, 51?  How…

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Autumn Cooking

Autumn Cooking

          Autumn Cooking There are just certain foods that we love to eat in the Autumn months that we don’t eat the rest of the year.  It is those foods that I associate with Autumn.  I love Autumn!  I love the colors, the pumpkins, the squash, the gourds, the feeling of it being time to “nest” and get cozy.  Curl up on the couch with a nice warm blanket and a…

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Autumn Baking

Autumn Baking

          When Autumn is in the air…… Although we do live here in central Florida, we do experience a bit of climate change in the Autumn months.  It does get a little bit cooler and that is when we are in the mood to do some baking.  Especially with all the lovely squash and pumpkin that are in season.  ———————————- Although we do have quite a bit more Autumn baking to…

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Soup

Soup

          Would you like me to make you some soup? When I was a young girl and I was sick, my mother would ask me that question.  I would immediately perk up and say, “Yes, tomato soup with the little macaroni’s in it.” This soup is my most favorite in the world.  I eat this meal often, along with a peanut butter sandwich with the bread toasted.  As simple as this…

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Whann Way Asian E Ho ‘Omau (Continues)

Whann Way Asian E Ho ‘Omau (Continues)

          Welcome to Whann Way Asian E Ho ‘Omau, (E Ho ‘Omau means to Continue……….in Hawaiian) So why would we incorporate a Hawaiian word of “continue” into our Asian blog?  Because we spent 13 years in Hawaii where the Asian cultures play a major roll in the cooking, the culture, and the influence.  So to us, the cultures are so intertwined that we intertwine them here as well. Aloha, and Konichiwa!…

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Our Pirates of the Caribbean Halloween

Our Pirates of the Caribbean Halloween

          UNDER CONSTRUCTION Click here for:  Autumn Cooking ———————————–     ——————————————- Click Here for:  Jose Gaspar Pirate Fish            

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