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this is food weather

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Especially with the ominous forecasts for snow (!!! SNOW !!!) this weekend, it’s been grey and forboding, chilly and damp all week. This says to me: it is crockpot season once more. All I can think about in the realm of food are things that are served warm, perhaps with cheese melting, and are just […]

that’s it

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okay, i wish to be done unpacking now. i finally got around to putting books up on shelves, and i just a few minutes ago managed to drop a short stack of about 5 hardbacks from a height of about 4 feet, squarely on my big toe. wow, did that hurt. on the bright side, […]

israeli couscous salad yum

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so, there’s a foot of snow-slush-ice-goo on the ground, it’s exactly 2.7°F out with windchills of 20 to 30 below zero. (i’ve been trying to teach myself to think in metric and celsius as well, but frankly, celsius is just too depressing to contemplate at the moment.) our 40 mph gusts of wind might decrease […]

a sunday diversion

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Sourdough Pretzels 1.5 c. proofed sourdough 1 c. hot water 2 T. butter 3 T. sugar 2 t. kosher salt + plenty more 5.5 c. flour 4 T. sodium bicarbonate Have all ingredients at room temperature. Dissolve sugar, salt in hot water; add butter and let it melt, then cool to lukewarm. Add proofed batter […]

Hot town, summer in the city— Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty. Been down, isn’t it a pity: Doesn’t seem to be a shadow in the city. Delicious Ice Cold Lemonade Juice of 6 or 7 lemons, approx. 1 c. juice 1 c. granulated sugar 5 c. water 1/4 tsp. pure lemon extract […]