Month: February 2008

Falling Slowly

My husband just cranked up a YouTube clip in the cyber cafe and I’m falling in to the chorus with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova as they perform “Falling Slowly.”  This cookery is a space to digest life’s ingredients.  It’s not glamorous, but as I load my dishwasher this evening, I’m relaxed because no one’s listening.  I’m …

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Goat Cheese, Please

The time has arrived.  I’ve been overlooking the Alice Waters Baked Goat Cheese with Lettuce Salad far too long.  But it’s happening tonight . . . right here in the cookery.  Have you tried it?  I can’t wait to share this.  Let me know if you have any twists on this salad!

My brag for this bag

 Let me brag about this bag.  Paper Nor Plastic!  Why recommend them?  They’re stout and sturdy.  The old cloth bags I’d been toting back and forth to do my shopping are no match for these.  Not only do I minimize the use of plastic bags when I restock the cookery with groceries, I carry one for my books, …

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A hint of cinnamon

Eight degrees yesterday morning.  Today:  14.  Cinnamon, let me in.  It just sounded warm . . . in my steamy fireside stew.  (I’m  imagining the hearth.  That would have been picture perfect.)  I laced this pot of stew with cinnamon, orange, garlic and ginger.  Tonight’s version might just rotate around our table again next week. Check …

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