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The season for soups and stews has officially begun, and I couldn’t be more excited. As much as I love summer with all its fresh produce, by Labor Day I find myself dreaming about meals that I can make ahead, something I can stick on the burner or in the oven and forget about for […]
This morning I woke up and felt like making pancakes. Out came the container of Oatmeal Pancake mix, which I discovered held just enough for this morning. Since the batter has to rest for ten minutes before cooking, I thought I’d throw together another batch of mix, so it would be ready for next time. […]
My little blog’s first anniversary lurked in the back of my head for most of October. In quiet moments I mused about how I would mark it; something special was called for, a new recipe of truly impressive dimensions—some witty twist on the birthday cake, perhaps. Last week S suggested I make a pizza from […]
I’ve been tagged twice for this meme now, so I figure I’d better just do it already. Have you heard about it? The rules are: Dig into your blog’s archives and find the 23rd entry, the fifth line. Contemplate it; see what, if any, significance it holds, and write about it. Tag five more people […]
Is there anything more gorgeous, more heart-warming, more inviting, than an abundant plateful of roasted Brussels sprouts? You can keep your sunsets, your spectacular vistas, your museums filled with Art. We’re talking Brussels sprouts, my friends; at this time of year there ain’t nothing prettier. Just one look at those crispy outer leaves is enough […]