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Quick Reminder for Google Reader Procrastinators

If you use Google Reader to follow Kitchen Parade and/or A Veggie Venture and all your other favorite blogs, you already know that as of July 1, Google is pitching Google Reader into the dust heap. And if you’re like me, you’ve been procrastinating on a replacement, hoping against hope that Google would change its mind. Nope …So here’s what to do. Me, I’m doing all three. STICK WITH AN RSS READER Go to either Feedly or Bloglovin quick-quick -- that means, today. Either free service will import your blog RSS subscriptions from Google Reader with a couple of clicks, this will preserve your existing subscriptions, otherwise, g'bye, gone forever. I’m kinda keen on Feedly, myself.SWITCH TO EMAIL For the blogs we care about the most, email subscriptions are best. Click here to subscribe to Kitchen Parade, click here to subscribe to A Veggie Venture. If you already receive emails from Kitchen Parade and/or A Veggie Venture, you’re already set, no need to do a thing!UPDATE YOUR FACEBOOK SE…

Simple Grilled Salmon

In 2013, Midsummer falls on June 21, a Friday, perfect for a Scandinavian feast and staying up late to revel in the longest day of the year. But Simple Grilled Salmon makes for a feast any night of the year. You won't believe just how simple this is, worth the splurge! We've been enjoying the leftover salmon cold (yes, it's amazing cold) for a couple of days now and last night decided, "We really must grill salmon more often. How about Friday?" ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~


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Simple Grilled SalmonBest Recipes of 2013 How to Celebrate Midsummer, Finnish-Style.Imagine, if you will, the summer solstice in the Land of the Midnight Sun. In the north of Finland in Lapland, the sun never sets on the…

Rhubarb Cake

The Recipe: Is your rhubarb as pretty as can be this year? I can't get enough of it! Here's the rhubarb cake recipe I've been making for years and years, simple and rustic with "just enough" sugar and plenty of rhubarb. Enjoy! The Conversation: Choosing the right pan for baking "half a cake" when a recipe is written for a 9x13 pan. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~


Less Sweet for Great "Rhubarb Sour"When rhubarb comes round, I’m like a new kitten with fresh catnip, I can’t keep my paws off it! Missouri rhubarb is especially beautiful this year and this is a favorite way to show it off. The recipe is a forever-favorite, simple and rustic and for taste, less sweet too. So many rhubarb cakes are teeth-aching sweet. This one lets rhubarb’s great “sour” come through! Cake Math aka Pan EquivalentsExcept for special occasions, a 9x13 cake is just too big around here. A piece or two, that’s all we need. So many times, I bake "half a cake" – adapt…