Category: Food Philosophy

My Life in Food

Meal Train

If you follow me on facebook, or receive my cooking class newsletter, you will know that I suffered …

Jul 5, 2014

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Bean and Sausage Soup with Parmesan

This recipe is definitely part of Operation Use-It-Up, but I got tired of using that term in all …

Jan 22, 2012

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Operation Freezer, Week Two: Roasted Chicken and Raspberries in Syrup

This has been a red-letter week in Operation Freezer. I managed to use up freezer items for at …

Jan 17, 2012

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Dinner with a Farmer

I have a backlog of recipe ideas and photos to share with you, but I have been guilty …

Aug 16, 2011

My Life in Food

Green Birthday Parties

My oldest son turns the big one-o today. Double digits already! Why did I not realize this would happen …

May 2, 2011

My Life in Food

(Not my) Pantry of Shame

Only the promise of new friends convinced me to share a picture of my pantry with the world. …

Apr 26, 2011

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Homemade Organic Chicken Stock

I have been ill with the never-ending fluish thing for almost two weeks now. A full week of …

Mar 16, 2011


Bittersweet Chocolate Taste-Off

Here’s my problem:  I like to use the phrase “business write-off” to justify lots of impulsive food purchases. …

Feb 5, 2011

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Pasta For a Winter’s Night

This is about the time in the winter holiday when even turkey soup has palled. We need something different, maybe spicy, …

Dec 29, 2010


Homemade Christmas Stollen

Thanks to my German heritage, I grew up watching my mother make stollen every December. The slices of marzipan-filled …

Dec 23, 2010

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What I Have Been Eating In Busy-Land

  As you have noticed, I have been absent from the blog for a while. Most of you know …

Dec 11, 2010

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Hallowe’en Fun Food

“The raspberry can be blood… and the gooseberry can be guts… Right, Mom?” this, out of the mouth of my …

Oct 31, 2010

Digital Kitchen/BBQ Thermometer with Magnet and Clock Timer

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Asian Ingredients: A Guide

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bench scraper

Bench and baking scraper, set of three

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