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Dog sitting, Dutch Baby, & longing for Lagman noodles.

We’re dog sitting for my parents, who are currently in Kirchensittenbach, Germany.  Shallie is sitting next to me in bed as I write this, while Piper is watching cartoons on TV (we finally have one!). The other day, Piper woke up and wanted pancakes.  I was too tired to set up the electric griddle and… Continue reading Dog sitting, Dutch Baby, & longing for Lagman noodles.

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Abandon

Lately I’m eating hummus and sprout sandwiches, vegetable soup with kale and strips of Nori, chunks of organic watermelon for breakfast, and raw almond butter slathered onto perfectly ripened bananas, all the while pining over reruns of Nigella Bites, which are awfully delicious tributes to full fat cream, Bearnaise, puddings, Crème fraiche, and—forgive me—rare steaks,… Continue reading Abandon

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Indulgences and Resolutions: Nigella and Jamie in the kitchen, and year end reflections

This morning, while my daughter took a rather long nap, I indulged one of my guilty pleasures: that is to say, I curled up on the couch and dreamily watched a few shows on the cooking channel.  While pregnant with my daughter, I found particular comfort in watching reruns of Jamie Oliver’s and Nigella Lawson’s shows.  Actually,… Continue reading Indulgences and Resolutions: Nigella and Jamie in the kitchen, and year end reflections