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The Yogurt Conundrum

Beauty is currently crouching on her dining room chair, clutching a fork and moaning “oh noooooo” over and over.  She has been for some time.  Nearly twenty minutes so far. I am unclear as to the point of this particular … 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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Fishiesticks!

I’m tired today.  The baby was quite clingy; I think she’s still recovering. Real Simple had a recipe for baked fish sticks, and I remembered I had some frozen tilapia in the freezer (I love Trader Joes and their frozen … 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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Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

I’m posting this because you need this recipe.  There are a lot of recipes that call themselves “Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic.”  This one is the simplest I’ve seen, and as far as I can tell it is so fantastically good … Continue reading

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Bananas in Pajamas

(I have no idea who or what Bananas in Pajamas actually were, but they had an awfully silly commercial on TV when I was in high school.  We made up alternate lyrics to the jingle – the only bit I … 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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