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Chocolate Pecan Pie

King Arthur Flour has some really excellent recipes – particularly this one, for Chocolate Pecan Pie. I’m of Yankee stock, so the Southern recipe that seems to involve excessively copious amounts of congealed sugar syrup under a layer of nuts doesn’t … Continue reading

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Happenin’

Things are fairly busy right now – today I did a first coat of paint on my kitchen, a long-procrastinated project that turned out to be much less trouble than I had feared. Nor did I let waking up with a … Continue reading

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Cooking

An interesting Insty link about how ridiculous it is for feminists to whine about how cooking family meals is Oppression! Everyone does it and has been doing it since man first tamed fire. It’s not a hardship any more than … Continue reading

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The Good Life – Cooking

Having recently gone on one beach trip (Minnesota lakes totally count! There was so a beach!) and looking forward to another very soon with the other side of the family, I got to thinking about how I feel about cooking and cleaning … Continue reading

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Minnesota: Awesome!

The long silence isn’t solely due to my being in Minnesota – I just didn’t have anything to say about anything in particular, and I don’t have time to write angsty navel-gazing blog posts: there are too many books I haven’t … Continue reading

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Sandwiches

If only I were as great a sandwich chef as this woman! If only great cooking didn’t require so many fiddly ingredient details! LOL Hmm. I seem to recall I owe my own man a meat pie. Biggest regret of … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures: reseasoning cast iron

In an earlier post, I mentioned a great resource for reseasoning cast iron; on Friday I finally went ahead and cleaned my skillet using my oven’s self-cleaning cycle. I wasn’t afraid of warping the pan, since the skillet walls are … Continue reading

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