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Snow Day!

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Here in the mid-Atlantic we got our first real snow of the season today. On March 1st. And what’s really sad is that #2 Son, who is almost 12, was overjoyed when he woke up this morning; he thought this was a huge amount of snow. #1 Son remembers β€” just barely β€” the Great […]

Bicultural Friday Dinner

Friday, October 17th, 2008

I had some lamb cubes in the freezer β€” grass-fed, organic, local lamb, straight from the farmers market. What to do with lamb cubes? Around here, there’s really only one answer. Irish stew: I started with the recipe from Cook’s Illustrated‘s The New Best Recipe, #1 Son’s bible. We gave it to him after his […]

I Made One Up!

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

I finally have a recipe to offer here, one that’s all my own. This is so exciting. Farmers Market Pasta 4 large tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil ΒΌ cup white wine 1 pound green beans (or however they sell them at farmers markets; I forgot to weigh them before I cooked them) 8 ounces ground […]

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