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Adventures in Food: An Offer I Can’t Refuse

Sunday, February 28th 2021 . Boy *insists* on making me Breakfast in Bed this morning! When he first offers, I say “Thank you but I’d rather get up and come be with the family.” He says, “No I just really … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Biscuits and Gravy

Wednesday, February 23rd 2021 . Chef Daddy calls this, “Biscuits and Gravy.” . It looks like “Chicken and Asparagus” to me, but what do I know? . . . Don’t get me wrong, there certainly was both biscuits AND gravy … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: The Flesh Wound of Omelettes

Friday, February 19th 2021 . Gavin was pretty pleased at making his own omelette today, as he should be. He didn’t even fret that a hole was exploding out the side of it. He said; “This is the ‘Just a … Continue reading

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Just Saying… and Adventures in Food

Sunday, February 14th 2021 It’s worth noting that I am spoiled and also had a wonderful Valentine’s Day. It starts when I run head first into this lovely man, sporting two drinks that are, well, red. #AdventuresinFood . As if … Continue reading

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ClaraJane Cooking Cookies with Her Class

Friday, February 12th 2021 . . Today marks the third time ClaraJane’s 4th + 5th grade class has made cookies “together.” . The recipe is “Jam Ribbon Cookies,” although CJ made hers with chocolate. Here it is: COOKIE INGREDIENTS: 1/2C … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Dispatches From a Friday

Friday, February 12th 2021 1) A moment of food-inspired joy for my son who is having an otherwise stressful morning in class; and not because he has a towel on his head. He showered and washed his hair this morning … Continue reading

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Circus Kitchen Duties

February 11th 2021 . I am celebrating our latest incarnation of Household Expectations around here. . SUPPERTIME SCHEDULE: 6pm: Go Create OFFLINE (everyone get off screens!) 6:45pm: Set Table 7pm: Supper 7:45pm: Cleanup 8:30pm: CJ Bedtime 9:30pm: GLO “Bed” Time* … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Banana Bread

Tuesday, February 9th 2021 . On this (first ever second presidential impeachment) day, I managed to make banana bread for my Distance Learners. . . This is about all I’m good for, in terms of proctoring L’Ecole a la Maison; … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Paul’s Superbowl Spread

Sunday, February 7th 2021 He spread a tarp over the ottoman so we could crouch around at the base of the Altar (TV). . . The little pulled-pork sandwiches on sweet hawaiian rolls were so amazing; to be honest they … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Tortellini a la CJ

Wednesday, February 3rd 2021 . Just a Unicorn Chef on Rollerskates, and the tortellini she made. . Daddy might have “helped a little bit.” Butt seriously CJ did the heavy lifting on this. . 👩‍🍳

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