One of the things that makes winter great is that there are so many one-pot dinners and so many soups to make! I love when clean up is just a pot and a cutting board. 372 more words
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A dumb challenge can make one do crazy things.
Once I felt compelled to prove to my father that I could finish a 10-mile charity race in under 2 ½ hours, mostly because he said I couldn’t do it. 1,033 more words
Sunday dinner features chicken more often than not. This afternoon I watched The Hundred-Foot Journey, a movie starring Manish Dayal which tells the story of an East Indian start-up restaurant right across the street (exactly One Hundred Feet) from a Michelin-starred French restaurant owned and operated by Helen Mirren. 298 more words
It is said that cooking with mushrooms was first mentioned in a 13th century France cookbook. And as late as the nineteenth century, writer and gastronome Alexandre Dumas said, “I confess, that nothing frightens me more than the appearance of mushrooms on the table, especially in a small provincial town.” 378 more words
Moving can bring out superpowers in people.
Last week, as my family moved to a larger abode only a stone’s throw away, I witnessed my own sweet, gentle husband Erik lifting large sofas, bulky bookshelves and heavy chest of drawers all by himself. 987 more words