Category Archives: Cooking

Fourth of July Shortcake

It has been remarked that I have too many thoughts. And that I dwell overmuch in my own head.  This may be true, and truth be told I wouldn’t have it any other way. But just in case my last … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Crossed Fingers

When I think about it, I honestly cannot think what I have been doing that has prevented me from writing for the past nearly two months.  Some of it could be busy-ness: a trip to NYC, another quick return engagement, … Continue reading

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A Day Off

I took yesterday off.  Or rather, my body forced me into inactivity yesterday and there was no fighting it.  I slept for ten hours Tuesday night and spent much of Wednesday fighting nausea so severe that a simple walk to … Continue reading

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Summer Evening, Summer Food

There are few things I like more than salad.  Honestly.  When I was little my favorite thing about summer wasn’t ice cream, it was fresh garden cucumbers, still warmed by the sun.  A friend once told me that I am … Continue reading

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Comfort Food

Some people comfort-eat.  I comfort-cook.  I like to feed people and I do it well, as long as you are not looking for cordon bleu cooking.  I like to make bread, soups, stews and salads and like any good American … Continue reading

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