Category Archives: Food

friday five: the thanksgiving (food) edition

Deb asks us about our Thanksgiving meals: 1. Turkey: love it? hate it? self-basted? fry it or roast it? Tofu-turkey? Tell me more. (I’ve only had one roasted turkey come out totally delish so I’m fishing for your tips!) Love … Continue reading

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date night

The kids are in Arizona and Computerguy took today off, so he and I went out last night for dinner and a movie. On our way to Vietnamese food one place, we noticed the new Vietnamese restaurant (Lemongrass) in our … Continue reading

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pumpkin pie (from a pumpkin)

On Friday night, the girl child was at a sleepover birthday party, so the boy child was an only child. He came into the house about 4 in the afternoon carrying a pumpkin we had never carved at Halloween and … Continue reading

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a cake, a film, and a walk down memory lane

I made a chocolate cake last night. From scratch. With sifted flour and buttermilk and boiling water for the cake and butter and powdered sugar in the frosting and Presbyterian Women’s equal trade baking cocoa in both. For the youth … Continue reading

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western. bacon. cheeseburger.

At some point this week I’ll write about Pentecost and about Graduation, but for now, here’s my rueful, amusing story of the week. Carl’s Jr. It’s a dangerous, dangerous place. Almost 7 years ago, Computerguy and I got married up … Continue reading

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a new tradition, redux

Mostly for Thanksgiving we have gone to my folks’ place in Arizona. My paternal uncle and aunt are also there and cousins come visit them. My maternal aunt, her partner, and some cousins often come from Tucson. It’s a good … Continue reading

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vince’s

There’s nothing like a good walk to get me thinking about things I want to say. But first came dinner tonight. We met my Mom’s mom and sister and brother and some of their families for Vince’s Spaghetti. We’ve been … Continue reading

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