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When Harry was born, one of the more appropriate gifts we received was C Is for Cooking, a Sesame Street cookbook intended for parents and children to use together. Way back then, almost 2 1/2 years ago, it seemed impossible to imagine that Harry would ever be big enough to eat real food, never mind […]
We’ve been on a bit of a cocoa rage here lately. Whenever we come in from a cold outing, Harry’s fixation kicks in—the pleas (which are generally accompanied by a plaintive and hard-to-resist “peeze”) don’t stop until hot (well, warm) cocoa is in junior’s insulated sippy. At first I was making it from scratch each […]
They were the best of muffins, they were the worst of muffins, they delighted me with their juicy blueberries, they tormented me with the heavy taste of whole wheat flour, their nearly-lacy tops crunched between my teeth, their leaden doughy insides stuck to the roof of my mouth, Harry ate his weight in minimuffins, Harry […]
On New Year’s Eve, we had a wee party. Not a debauched, drunken, what-was-I-thinking kind of party. No, this was something a little gentler, a little more in line with my life these days. We had two of Harry’s buddies—and their moms (aka my friends)—over for some cookie baking. An hour or two before our […]