Tagged: cooking

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Just one week…

I thoroughly enjoyed splurging and stuffing myself this past week and weekend, but birthday time will be over soon and I’ll have to attempt to behave. I definitely defer to age in that my metabolism isn’t as good as it...

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The extra B is for BYOBB!

I tried not to be a pig, really I did. I “grilled” some spice-rubbed pork chops last night and served them up with some naan and hummus because I was just too lazy to create a “full” meal. Even so,...

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Mmm, single-serving whole birds…

There really is nothing quite like roasting birds in the house with plenty of garlic (and thyme or rosemary too). Even if I completely screwed up the hens, the smell in my apartment would have been good enough that resorting...

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Sunday Sampler

What is it about elevators that allow them to retain a distinct memory of the aromas of previous riders? In recent days my morning ride down has been filled with the smell of an over-cologner, wet dog and just this...

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celebrity crush: Jamie Oliver

I don’t often get celebrity crushes. I can accept that a certain actor or actress is hot, but in my mind I think about how much work they have to do to stay that way and I admit that as...

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…the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Actually enjoying that nothing is going according to plan. — mazzie I’m not sure what the context of that tweet was, but it aptly describes my weekend. I had nothing planned, and it went completely according to plan. Perhaps not...

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Giving up the bean… again

I’m giving up my daily trip to Starbucks… I must be insane, right? I was playing around with some of the trends and graphs in Mint yesterday and for fun I looked at what my spending at Starbucks was over...

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Stepford Saturday

Ever had a Stepford morning? I used to have them in Alexandria a lot more often. For me it’s a morning when I’m up bright and early, willingly, and a plan forms. Even though I’d been out the previous night...

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Rapaciousness in Blue

I really love my new dishes! When I was living in Logan Circle and had a roommate, I bought a really nice double set of Mikasa settings for 4. He didn’t contribute anything to the kitchen and between our cooking...

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My Baking Dish Overfloweth

I think I’ve found my new easy-bake potluck dish. I’ve never used Orzo in anything, a while back I saw Ina Garten prepare a shrimp and orzo dish so I bought it planning for that. More recently I found a...