C.C. — “THE” Way to ROAST a TURKEY


TURKEY clip artSeeing as it’s that time of year—here in the U.S. at least—when turkey is the staple food for celebrations, I figured it’s the perfect time to post this. For decades it’s given us crispy-skinned, moist turkey every time😎

Back in the 1960s, Aunt Polly, a Kentucky-raised in-law witnessed us Italian New Yorkers roasting a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. My grandmother, at frequent intervals, rose through the night to keep the basting process going. Aunt Polly said, “I’m sorry to say this, but you people do not know how to cook turkey.” And so, thankfully from that day on, instead of continually rising ‘til dawn, our family rose to the dawn of a “New” Age of Roasting Turkey! Continue reading

C.C.–MINECRAFT: The CREATIVE Video “Game” That BUILT Its Way to the Top!


MINECRAFT logoJust a few short years ago I had never heard the term “Minecraft.” Honestly, other than the video games I played back in the early 80s (yes, I’m that old!), like Space InvadersGalaxian and Pac-Man  (the original versions), and the Nintendo and Sega games my son played when he was little, like Super Mario Bros. and Sonic the Hedgehog, I’ve been relatively clueless since then about the Video Game World. Well, that is, until my “gamer” boyfriend (a label I’m not as fond of as he is😉 ) came into my life. Continue reading

C.C. — WINNERS of My Dotty Blogversary Giveaway!


GiveawaysWell, it’s official. My blogs are now more than 1 year old. Mere infants, without question, but still—they’re past the crawling stage and have donned walking shoes🙂 I’m glad you were all here to have this little “celebration” with me and for a couple of you to win a few “party favors” in the process! It’s so much fun giving stuff away😀

After Random.org did the picking, the “Dotty Blogversary” winners here on Creativity Cookbook ARE:

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C.C.! — A Dotty Blogversary–My FIRST! (+ Giveaway)

Int'l Dot DayWell, faithful followers, since I’ve been bouncing ’round the blogosphere, I’ve noticed most blog owners commemorate their blogs’ anniversaries in one way or another. I don’t want to make a big “to do” about it, but do want to acknowledge, in some way, the milestones as they come🙂

I can’t believe it’s been a YEAR since I launched this along with my sister blog Writer Side UP!. And it’s been one busy year, I can tell you! So busy that I Continue reading

BASEMENT BOP 35! — 28:31

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