Category Archives: food and drink

Merry Leap Day

Four years ago, back in the days when I posted to this blog not once but twice daily (those were the days), I decided to do 29 new things on Feb. 29. Rereading that post is like looking at a … Continue reading

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No losers on this blog

You guys, resolutions — they work better than I was giving them credit for these past few years. Or at least they’ve worked really well for me for the first 12 days of the year. I have done so many … Continue reading

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Cornbread and snowflake lights

Thanks for all your kind words on the last post. It was cathartic to write, and I hope that maybe, just maybe we can spread some extra kindness in the world. As I mentioned in the last post, I channeled … Continue reading

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Bird’s the word

I haven’t been cooking as much lately out of sheer lack of time, but when I have cooked I have made it COUNT. Like when I sort of winged a roast beef for dinner one night or when I successfully … Continue reading

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Want something done? Ask a busy person who isn’t me

So many things have happened in my personal life in the past few weeks in addition to the usual busy work season pain-in-the-assedness that I don’t even feel bad about taking a leave of absence from the blog for, um, … Continue reading

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Slower Sunday

I woke up this morning with a consuming migraine. I’ve had enough of them in my life that I usually know exactly what triggers them for me. None of my typical triggers made sense this morning, so my only guess … Continue reading

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Let the garlic peel itself

A lot of you cook. A few of you actually clicked on the link I posted tonight on Twitter. Some of the rest of you read The Kitchn. If you fall into the first category but not either of the … Continue reading

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Weekend of quietude

I did something yesterday that made me unwind so utterly and completely and purge so much tension that I felt the kind of exhausted you feel only after you’ve cried for 30 minutes straight. I won’t go into detail other … Continue reading

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Allowing myself to be celebrated, or my Gladys Knight weekend

I’m going to go ahead and acknowledge that the posting around here will be light for the next two months. As much as I want to document this time in my life, I’m probably going to be a little too … Continue reading

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Homemade comfort

Today was one of those days where I knew I was going to need comfort food even before I woke up. The Modern Love Machine’s 5:30 a.m. alarm ended a blissful dream in which I was given a $5,000 shopping … Continue reading

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