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Boozy Pomegranate Cider – Revisited

Agatha is a good friend and a marvelous cook, but whenever I attempt one of the recipes I’ve asked her for, the result is never like hers. I suspect she’s deliberately leaving out ingredients. How do I tactfully confront her? … Continue reading

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Pear and Sweet Potato Soup

I had to read the sign twice- $1.00! When the last time you had a healthy meal for $1? I happily picked my two pounds of pears (for those curious, that was three pears). As I dropped my produce on … Continue reading

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Beet-Infused Vodka Cocktail

I wrestled with sharing this recipe. You see, I have no clue how to make the main ingredient, which is beet salad. It was created by someone in the kitchen at the restaurant my spouse works at for the employee … Continue reading

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What the Hell is Indian Eggplant?

The miniature eggplants with their vibrant royal purple hue caught my eye. I knew I had to try them, but how the hell do you cook Indian eggplant? A quick Google search led me to the New York Times, where … Continue reading

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3 Bs: Bisque , Business and Backyard

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
My spouse texted me today to inform me he was going to put away the patio furniture.  I wanted to have one meal on the finished deck. I know the weather is changing, but we…

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