Category Archives: family

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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Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Food For Thought: Rethinking Wheat

I’ve been meaning to share this recent food-related development, but I’ve also been waiting for the right time…so here it goes: Since right after the holidays, our household has been experimenting with eating gluten-free. I know, I know. In a … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Food for Thought

Hello! Here is the Thursday installment of FOOD FOR THOUGHT— my random collection of mostly food stuff that I discovered or enjoyed this week (including Conor’s use of a piece of paper from my T-Bone Steak Noteblock, see above). Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Love from Cup of Jo

I just wanted to share a great shout-out for KEEPERS today on one of my all-time fave blogs—CUP OF JO. As part of a series on one-bowl/pot meals, Joanna has included a recipe for our super-simple, super-popular, Skillet Lasagna. Check … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project #5: Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder

Slow-cooking a pork shoulder fits all of the requirements for winter project cooking: Very little preparation, several hours of leave-alone simmering on the stove or roasting in the oven, hard to screw up, amazing results, great for crowd (say a … Continue reading

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