Category Archives: Food

I’m not a chef! I’m not even a cook. I have no authority to write about food. Except that I sort of do, because I have four kids and a husband who eat three meals a day, 7 days a week, (as do I), so I make roughly 3,780 meals a month. Sometimes, food is just food. And sometimes, there is a story there. Here are some of mine.

Bad Hair and Blueberry Muffins

I was in seventh grade. I had glasses and braces and hair that did not confine itself to looking bad once in a while, but betrayed me daily and especially if there were school pictures, a birthday party or school … Continue reading

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Gingersnaps

Everyone has their thing they make at Christmas. Or maybe it is a thing their mother made, or grandmother. A sweet thing that was made on the night they decorated the tree, or on Christmas Eve, or Christmas day. A … Continue reading

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The Soup Whisperer

I make this soup. It’s not really one kind of soup; it’s any; it’s many. It starts out the same every time, but it ends up different if I want it to, and I know how to make it because … Continue reading

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The Stand Mixer

Three years ago, I had more counter space. The counter wasn’t that big to begin with, and now roughly a fifth of it is taken up by a state of the art stand mixer in stainless steel, which is supposed … Continue reading

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