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pan galactic

I finally asked around outloud…and a friend of mine who has access to such things is going to help me out by cutting this in pieces….let me explain… years ago i had my oven disconnected. I just didn’t like the idea of a gas pilot burning night and day on an oven i don’t use. […]

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digestive bits

In case you were wondering (and god knows why you would) both acquisitions do exactly what it says on the in. The Waring burner doesn’t cycle…i suspect this is the model they use in all those in store demonstrations..the flip side is that it stays hot after you shut it off, so i have to […]

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i have a little list

WE love making lists, and the powers that be that run the internet KNOW we love making lists. I haven’t played with Amazon’s listmania in quite a while. but i was trying to avoid some work so i whipped up a quick list with comments on all my favorite items, including 2 i haven’t bought […]

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one knuckle rice, two knuckle water

The older i get the smaller my appliances get, go figure. It is probably a combination of downsizing and my loathing to pay the utility companies more than one extra dime. After spending a few days cleaning the cupboards, I felt the urge to cook again. Well i did manage to arrange things in there […]

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T-time

Before you ask, yes I have someplace to ‘go’ tomorrow…i never can understand why most folks don’t see that staying at home with the ringer off is lightyears better than any other offer. Maybe its because I have been voted most likely to be found dead and eaten by pets…As it happens, a buddy of […]

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Envelopes

My hot plate died, well I didn’t know it had died until I went to check on my pierogies and found them floating sadly in the pan like empty poached eggs. ┬áNow, there IS a good reason I use the hot plate…..I simply loathe the gas company. I haven’t used my oven for over a […]

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everyday julia

So you wanna hear about the egg-venture? well par for this course, anyway. I found 15 eggs in the fridge….I don’t know how Julia-fresh they were as I can’t remember when I bought them, nonetheless, they were what was being cooked. A three egg omelet seemed a safe choice, with perhaps a little something inside, […]

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happy place

After the Board of Trade thingy the other night I ended up with a buddy of mine in yet another social club trolling for a bartender spot. I think if i pester them enough i can get an unpaid ‘internship’ (my word for it) which is probably all I’m likely to get right now. You […]

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Julia Misbehaves

Say what you will about Julie Powers lightweight blog being portmanteaued to Julia Child’s final memoir. . . . a certain part of the foodie book buying world has gone gaga for the gourmet. Her decades old opus on cooking French in an American kitchen is flying off the shelves of new and used bookstores […]

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rending thanks from whatchagot stew

i wasn’t going to cook for thanksgiving…i swear i wasn’t. my late friend marian taught me the key to holidays….take out. but there i was poking around the supermarket for bread and brie…and the lamb and green beans just said eat me and the prices were too good to pass up. i have been cooking […]

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