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Tuscan Garlic Chicken #Recipe #Hidinginthekitchen

Honestly, folks… I don’t know what to write anymore. The spreading darkness is a cancer on our collective polity. I’m trying to process it, decide how best to react. But in the meantime, I’m experimenting in the kitchen as a … Continue reading

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Tikka Masala Chicken n Sausage n Veggies over Rice

It’s cold, it’s snowing. The boys are being PITAs of the first rank, Czar egging Mr Bob on, then standing back as Mom screams bloody murder… I din’ do nufin’… and finally gives up and lets them in the lower … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Sour Cream Bread #Recipe #NSFWKitchenHelp

I don’t bake very often, it’s just not my best skill set. The cookies always come out looking like chocolate chip tortillas. If the dough’s supposed to rise, and then you punch it down… well, that’s almost always a knockout … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Filling #Recipe

I love this time of year! It’s cooler, the leaves are turning and it’s the perfect time to indulge in all things pumpkin. I found a recipe for a pumpkin bread that looked so luscious I just had to try … Continue reading

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Too Hot for the Oven? It’s Slow Cooker Time!

Even with the A/C on, the prospect of baking a pork tenderloin for 65 minutes just doesn’t appeal. Usually I use the slow cooker during the winter months, for soups and stews, but today I decided to pull it out … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blueberry #recipe #bread

Firstborn spent her day off picking berries. Bless her, she loves to do it, and it saves my back (and my patience) for better things. Like finding new recipes to use up all the raspberries, blackberries and blueberries that are … Continue reading

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Chicken Veggie Curry on Rice for a Damp Chilly Day

The Weatherman blew it again—promising highs in the upper 40’s. Right. The temps are dropping, down to 38, damp, drizzly. Absolutely miserable. Team Czar will need something to warm up tomorrow night at the Foxcatcher ride site so I figured … Continue reading

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Are you SAD? These FIVE STEPS might help

I suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The symptoms (for me) are lack of energy, really poor sleep patterns and the accompanying urge to doze during the day. It starts in November and usually by this time (mid-February), what with … Continue reading

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A One Dish Meal for a Frigid Night

Going to freeze our bazingas off tonight, low of 2 with -10 to -20 windchill. I had some veggies looking poorly in the bins. That’s always a good time to gather all the poor mites, chop them into bite-sized pieces, and … Continue reading

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If I Cooked for One I’d Never Eat

I think I got the feed-a-crowd-gene from my Chicago Slovak relatives. There were eight brothers and sisters, four were bachelors/spinsters, the rest were married with an average of two offspring. That meant setting a big table, even if it was … Continue reading

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