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Shovel it In

If you read my food blog, you’ll see that I had a bit of a pie flop. The pie ended up being salvaged and turned into vanilla cream pie milkshakes. One little chunkin in our family was very pleased with the resulting milkshake and held her mouth wide open until someone would shovel the next […]

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Waiter! What the heck happened to my pie??

I have made pies in the past. Apple pies, pumpkin pies, strawberry pies, etc. Pies are not my favorite thing in the world to make, but I still make them. Why? Because my husband, besides being an ice cream guy, is a pie guy. He loves pie. When Cook sister announced the theme of the […]

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Lack of Material

I have to apologize for the lack of posts over in this section this week. My kids just haven’t giving me much material to work with. Here’s why:   You know it is a bad sign when after naps, a 3 year old and a 5 year old come down stairs, plop on the couch […]

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Would you be missed?

Did anyone out there watch Grey’s Anatomy last night? Surely they are just teasing the viewers, aren’t they? I mean, seriously, if a show is named after your character, you’d think that would guarantee you some sort of job security, right? They can’t kill off Meredith. You can bet I’ll be glued to the TV […]

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Fluffy French Toast

I hope everyone enjoyed their Valentine’s Day. My husband took the day off of work and we had a nice relaxing day just hanging out at home. I had to go to the school Valentine’s Day party and I had a meeting in the afternoon, but besides that it was a nice relaxing day at […]

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Mall Food

You know those food courts that are in the mall? They are often filled with restaurants full of bad things for you. Fried food, high sodium, grease, trans fats, sugar, etc. etc. I will be the first to admit that mall food isn’t my favorite thing in the world. I often cringe when I find […]

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Malt Ball Cake

  I was so excited when I opened the March 2007 issue of Food and Wine magazine. The first reason I was excited is because a letter I wrote to the editor about undertaking the Food and Wine 100 Tastes to Try in 2007 was published. The second, even more exciting reason, is that right […]

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One in a Zillion

I take a zillion pictures of my kids in a week. A zillion…that’s right. I’m  not exaggerating. I take a zillion pictures in the hopes of getting one good picture. A good picture where all eyes are on the camera. A good picture where my 5 year old isn’t doing his fake/goofy smile. A good […]

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Domestication

I have officially become domesticated. There have been little signs along the way that this transition was taking place, but I believe it is now official. When I bought my first hostess apron from Etsy, that was a sign. When Fly Lady and Recipezaar took over Entertainment websites on my list of favorites, that was […]

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A Little Me Time

For so many people, cooking dinner is just another chore added to their long list of to-do’s during the day. I enjoy cooking dinner. Let me rephrase that… I enjoy cooking dinner if I don’t have three children under my feet bugging me to do things for them while I am trying to navigate the […]

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