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Help, there is hair everywhere

Help, there is hair everywhere

Help, there is hair everywhere

Help, there is hair everywhere

I love practical and useful, a blog should never be this life is glorious, period. I like pictures without make up and days we don’t shower, or we wear the same comfy clothes from the day before.  ...

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Cauliflower, I fell in love with you again

Cauliflower, I fell in love with you again

I have been making cauliflower a tried-and-true way for years. It is from Cook’s Illustrated. I cut the head into careful wedges (eight of them) and I lay them on a parchment covered baking sheet. ...

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steamed cranberry pudding

Steamed Pudding is Glamorous

I made a steamed pudding before Thanksgiving, perhaps it was to get my chops in gear for the marathon the next day. It is from my friend, Athena, she makes it for our holiday book club meal. It is ...

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Swinging Open the Refrigerator with Hope

Swinging Open the Refrigerator with Hope

Do you ever swing open the refrigerator door and just stand there? Sometimes I am hoping for a magical leftover to appear. The news this week (the Middle East and Maine) and maybe the chill in the ...

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Clement Street San Francisco

Trying a new dish

My ex and I used to go to a restaurant on Clement Street in the 90's that was out of this world. It was called Fountain Court. I still dream about their sticky rice  that was steamed in bamboo cont...

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cherry and blueberry compote

Glop, not boring broccoli, and dressing from a chef friend

  I turn to cooking when the news of the world gets too much for me or my wee business gets the better of me. I need the tactile, organized experience of chopping and following a recipe. Sometimes ...

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My version of the omelet from "The Bear"

My version of the omelet from "The Bear"

Try "The Bear" omelet for an easy, delightful Sunday night meal

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Stain Removal 101 & A Small Miracle

Stain Removal 101 & A Small Miracle

Stain Removal 101

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Our Subscribers Are Generous

Our Subscribers Are Generous

This recipe is perfect when you want a snack that is not sweet. One month we sent recipe cards in our greeting card subscription as a bonus and one of our subscribers wrote out a recipe on it and m...

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What do I say to Frank Zappa?

What do I say to Frank Zappa?

What do I say to Frank Zappa?

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