Category Archives: Food

Frozen Iowa

The school district messaged parents mid-afternoon: no classes tomorrow and an extra day of Christmas vacation. I expect people to be sleeping in, so it looks like I’ll get a stack of work done. Before baking cookies and putting together … Continue reading

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What’s For Dinner?

Taking the morning off, as I have appointments spread later into the afternoon and early evening, and Mass tonight at 9:15. The young miss liked my last pot of potato soup. My wife complained that she likes meat in her … Continue reading

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What’s For Dinner

Been cooking the past few days. Don’t ask why; I just get in a mood. With the Iowa heat wave of ’13 in full swing, no idea why the family has been getting hot meals the past few nights. Tonight, … Continue reading

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Cookies

Peanut butter cookies. I forgot to score the third batch with the fork. The young miss didn’t seem to mind.

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Salsa and Spices

The young miss has been requesting salsa since Friday. I have a favorite space blend I use as a rub for meat as well as for this corn chip dip: coriander, cumin, and paprika. For salsa, I usually add a … Continue reading

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Quiche

The young miss had some stomach upset yesterday. This has been a long and demanding school year for her. From the low of losing one of her pets Monday to birthday Tuesday, it wasn’t a total surprise that on top … Continue reading

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Coffee

Since my big-loss diet of almost two years ago, I’ve enjoyed being lighter. But I’ve also struggled with the aftermath: putting some pounds back on and taking them off again, confronting my pattern to eat to soothe myself, watching when … Continue reading

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