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Thanksgiving tips

Having done Thanksgiving at the house and brought a whole Thanksgiving over to another household, I’ve learned many many things about how to make the day easier.  Here’s what’s been making this Thanksgiving easier.   Making a day-of cooking schedule.  … Continue reading

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Putting the Patio to Use

So a few weeks ago we had a stone patio installed in the embarrassment that was our backyard.  You see, our backyard was a  tangle of knee-high weeds that were out of control.  We never spent ANY time of the … Continue reading

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Dinner Party Tips

You know, I’ve been throwing dinner parties for a while now and I’ve got it down to a science.  Rather, I’ve been quite observant of my mother in law when she has people over and I watch a lot of … Continue reading

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The world’s most racist cake revealed!

For anyone who has a passing knowledge of Sandra Lee – she of the semi homemade fame – you should know one of her most heinous acts of foodery is the kwanzaa cake.   Not only is the cake, ugly and … Continue reading

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Tales from Thanksgiving 2010

When my family comes together, good food and good wine is always involved.  We’ve got some hardcore foodies (myself and my cousin A and my Chinese Uncle) and some hardcore winies (my sister and her boyfriend, my uncles, and my … Continue reading

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Decline of Barefoot Contessa

Remember on the old blog when I used to recap Barefoot Contessa episodes?  I don’t do that anymore because her show is going downhill and it’s painful to watch.  I really liked the whole setup where she makes a meal.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner

So this year, things are REALLY changed up. Normally, I got to my parents for Thanksgiving (usually our big family holiday) and spend Christmas with J’s family. Because J and I had Thanksgiving with our friends, J will be flying … Continue reading

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Well HELLLLLOOOO There – Thanksgiving 2010

Holy cow the last post was August 10?  That’s crazy talk but you know, we had issues with our wordpress password and couldn’t log in.  There’s a lot of to catch up on.  Here’s a list of coming attractions: Farmers … Continue reading

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Election Night Menu

I am totally psyched to be witnessing election night on the West Coast where I don’t haveto wait up until half past ass to find out who will be our next President.  Come on Virginia.  We’re counting on you!!!!!  I’m … Continue reading

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