Category Archives: cooking

more fun with butternut squash

FOR those of you who want the ISBN # for the Hello Kitty book, it’s 4-387-00041-4. The link to the book on amazon Japan is here. It appears they are not in stock, though. Stella bought the book at Kinokuniya … Continue reading

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turkey mole okay!

For dinner I made the Turkey Mol

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super nuts

If you need some last-minute gifts, why not whip up a batch of spiced nuts? I have the perfect recipe for you. It’s from Cara, a crafty genius from Portland. Cara’s Nuts 1 1/2 cups EACH of three different kinds … Continue reading

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soup’s on

If the crafting spirits are with me, I should have some knitting and craft updates for you this weekend (Ribby should be FINISHED). Don’t hold your breath, though–lately I seem to be having difficulties getting crafty stuff accomplished. Yeah, well, … Continue reading

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chickens and aprons

The other day I made beer can chicken. I only recently heard about this recipe. Basically, you take a whole chicken and sit it atop a half-full can of beer. You then barbecue the baby via indirect heat, and you … Continue reading

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pasta incognito

There’s something about orzo that I find captivating. I don’t know if it’s because it is pasta disguised as rice, the whole yin-yang/carb-carb thing, but I just like it. This orzo salad is adapted from a recipe from Bon Appetit. … Continue reading

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you say tomato

I am suffering from a serious lack of blog fodder today, so I guess I will just show you these tomatoes: We belong to a CSA so we get fresh, organic veggies each week. Today I marinated some tomatoes with … Continue reading

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anatomy of a tater tot casserole

It’s been cooler here lately, so I figured it was safe to turn on the oven. A few days ago I read about tater tot casserole on Stef‘s blog and have been wanting to make it ever since. It sounded … Continue reading

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the gelato that wasn’t

I was going to blog about Earl Grey Gelato today, but the gelato was a complete failure. The only recipe I could find was from Cooking Light, so I was suspicious to begin with, but I did not anticipate such … Continue reading

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pizza on the grill

Yo, peeps, still knitting on Gigi, so today I thought I would talk about grilled pizza. I know, I’m sorry, no knitting content (though let me tell you that I did snag that Debbie Bliss wool cotton from the stash … Continue reading

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