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Since becoming a mom, I’ve learned so many things: How to change a diaper on a squirmy, slippery infant. How to change a diaper on a standing-up (or running-away) toddler. How to persuade a preschooler to share the 1000 stickers he’s hoarding. Seriously important stuff, but for the most part I don’t write about it ...Keep Reading
A whole year’s worth of recipes, added in one go. Note to self: Don’t let that wait a whole year next time.
In 1972, my baby brother was born. That’s right, I said my baby brother, as in “he’s younger than me by quite a few years.” Fine. Do you know what else was born in 1972, and weighed nearly as much as that gurgling infant? James Beard’s American Cookery. This glorious doorstop of a cookbook includes ...Keep Reading
Can you believe it? Six years ago today, this little blog was born. When I realized it this morning, I asked the blog’s Facebook fans (and that includes you, no?) for suggestions on how to celebrate. Several of them had the same idea: with The Best Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies in the Entire World! Yes, ...Keep Reading
It’s bad that I ate four of these for lunch, right? Well, yes and no. It’s bad in the sense that it’s always a bad idea to eat nothing but cookies for lunch. But thanks to a pair of extenuating circumstances, I’m OK with it. First, I actually had a healthy lunch ready to go, ...Keep Reading