Category Archives: birthdays and celebrations

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Be Extra Nice to Those Visiting Relatives and Make Them This For Breakfast

If your house is about to be filled with a happy, hungry horde of relatives—arriving to celebrate the holidays and fill you house with joy, laughter and uncomfortable nonpartisan political discussions—then you’ve probably already begun the preparations for a Thanksgiving feast. And … Continue reading

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Monday, December 15th, 2014

The Best Gift Ever

I was putting together my list of favorite holiday gifts, when I found myself in a situation that made me pause and reconsider the entire endeavor. Now, to be clear, this is not hating on gift guides. I ADORE perusing … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

An Easter Non-Feast

I know these aren’t dyed in pastel colors, but this is where our decorated Easter eggs will end up come Sunday morning: A pre-church breakfast of hardboiled eggs over buttered toast with salt, what could be better? Well I guess … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Cakeboy

As you long-time readers may recall, every year on my son Conor’s birthday, I make him a birthday cake from scratch. Some of you are probably thinking, “big whoop”, right? “I can make scratch-birthday cakes while grooming the dog and … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

How to Make Perfect Fish (and other dinner party tricks)

Ever since I worked on KEEPERS, and we developed a recipe for cooking fish in the oven, I haven’t wanted to cook seafood any other way. For our method, you basically take a side of flaky fish—cod, halibut, mahi-mahi, or … Continue reading

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