August 2015

The Chicken Kitchen

Hump Day Shorts August 18, 2015

I’m 49. Too old to really care what the cashier at the grocery store thinks about my bagging decisions. Still, a part of me wonders if there is a recording of my repeated answer, “No, it’s fine to put the meat in with the other groceries.” Often they simply put my package of steak or […]

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Thursday’s Thoughts or Friday’s Fumblings

Uncategorized August 14, 2015
bonfire at Deb

Summer made off with Hump Day this week. I’ve jotted down some Thoughts from Thursday, but they look like Friday’s Fumblings. Or my raspberry bush bramble. Thank you to the taxi driver who drove me and four 9-year-old boys three blocks through Tuesday’s downpour from the mall parking garage to the Museum of Science. I […]

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Swordfish with Tomatoes and Fennel… and Friendship

Hump Day Shorts August 5, 2015
swordfish man

In my least humble opinion, I rock Swordfish with Tomatoes and Capers. It’s an Ina Garten recipe with a few Linda Malcolm tweaks. First no capers: Bill is allergic to them. Second, I’ve only ever used home-canned tomatoes: first Mom’s well-traveled Midwest pints – 1,600 miles to become not a chili sauce but a swordfish […]

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