Tag Archives: comfort food

Explain To Me Again…

…why I shouldn’t just go throw up …why I can’t eat Nutella straight out of the jar …why laundry needs to exist …why I can’t plop Beauty in front of the TV all day …why my head hurts …why I … Continue reading

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Snuggly

I think we’re sick.  Is a sad.  I suspected it yesterday, when I had a sore throat and Beauty was all snuggly at odd moments, but it was confirmed this morning.  Such is life. At least Hero is getting it … Continue reading

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Seesaw

Beauty was wonderful today.  She was cheerful and charming and slept well and it was marvelous.  Except for the couple of times she melted down, but we’ll ignore that.  Or something. She’s one of those children who doesn’t notice she’s … Continue reading

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Better

I was cranky this past week.  Not for any particularly good reason, mind; life was actually going pretty well.  Just cranky. But I’m happy to report that I’m a lot better now.  I got to sleep in two mornings in … Continue reading

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A snack

I occasionally find myself with a container of dulce de leche on my hands and nothing to do with it.  (Admittedly, most people I know would not really regard this as a problem.)  The standard uses don’t really cut it. … Continue reading

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Baby-Led Update

A week ago I mentioned we’ve started Baby-Led Solids with Beauty, and it’s going extraordinarily well.  She’s figuring out how to get food into her tummy as well as all over her face and arms, and a few drier foods … Continue reading

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Settling

We made creme brulee today.  In the past we’ve used the recipe from Cook’s Illustrated, which creates wonderful creme brulee but takes forever and a day.  The cooking and the baking (with a water bath, of course) and then cool … Continue reading

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Oatmeal

When we got married I registered for a rice cooker – one of the nice ones with all sorts of fancy settings.  I got it for oatmeal.  We eat rice, of course, but nothing beats freshly-cooked steel-cut oats on Sunday … Continue reading

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