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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork for sandwiches (and six other ways to eat it all week!)

Pulled pork is one of those things that I just cannot fathom buying pre-made. I mean, I get the appeal of a no-work dinner…but pulled pork is about as close as you can get to doing no prep. 713 more words


Weaning woes...there is hope!

Being involved in the BLV blog meant I had been excitedly imagining Reuben’s first tastes since before he was born! The six months flew by and it was soon time to try him on his taste adventure – I imagined our little family creating many happy memories of relaxed, fun mealtimes, especially after reading of other bloggers’ joyous experiences of the world of weaning. 627 more words

6 Months +

Slow Cooker Potato-Corn Chowder

Potato-Corn Chowder is fantastic when made with in-season, local corn. But who wants to slave over soup on a hot summer day? Well, now you don’t have to! 285 more words


Amy Heap's Lemon Bread

Since blogging about my prolific lemon tree lots of friends have sent me their winning lemon recipes, and so I’ve been enjoying the process of trying them out as needed, photographing and blogging about them (sorry I’m not faster at it… life doesn’t generally afford me the fun of cooking just for the sake of it!). 241 more words


Nigella Lawson's Banana Bread (or my Rapidly Rotting Fruit Loaf)

This easy-peasy banana bread has become my frequent go-to for using up fruit that’s quickly losing freshness in my fruit bowl. Originally from Nigella Lawson’s excellent book, … 327 more words


Homemade buns in under an hour (hamburger, sub roll, or hot dog)

Yes, I know what you’re thinking: didn’t we already post a homemade bun recipe?? (Yes, we did.) But that recipe requires a respectable rising time, and so there’s no last-minute switching possible: if you haven’t started the dough several hours before dinner, you’re not eating buns. 493 more words

Family Dinner

Ice Cream Pie with Blueberry Sauce

You never know what will inspire a new dish – this time it was realizing that I had bought way too many graham crackers for smores, forgetting that its 1000 degrees in DC in the summer.   755 more words