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The Haul

Boy, it’s been a while since I posted a haul, hasn’t it? I think this is because we had moved from the giant share down to a smaller version, and honestly, if you are at all committed to eating veggies, … Continue reading

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Lighting a Candle

It’s hard to write anything in a public forum right now without being absolutely irrelevant.  And truly, I don’t have much that is relevant to say. I have spent more hours than I care to count refreshing the news and … Continue reading

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Ramen, Part Two

In boring family news, we got a new car. Although I had been happily driving my 1996 Volvo 850 into the ground for well over a decade, as it got less and less reliable, it felt like time to move … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel and Other Projects

It’s time for the big reveal! Time for everyone to ooh and ah and generally agree that it was totally worth it. In case it isn’t totally clear, we removed two walls. Although that set of cabinets in the right … Continue reading

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The Things I Boiled for David Chang

People, it is so many things. But before we get there, here’s a little story. I was driving home one day a couple years ago, listening to NPR, and David Chang was on promoting his book Momofuku. The interview was … Continue reading

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Italian-Style Pork Broth

So here’s the thing: apparently there isn’t really any such thing as Italian-style pork broth.  It strains the imagination to think that the land of prosciutto and salami doesn’t boil the bones for stock, but Marcella Hazan says that this … Continue reading

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The Death of Special

At the risk of turning into a mommy blogger (man I hate that term), I’m offering yet another observational post on childhood. Sorry, but this is one that I have to get off my chest. Every ten days, Elanor’s class … Continue reading

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