Monthly Archives: February 2012

Angel Food Cake with Lemon Curd

Some days I just feel fancy.  Sometimes I wake up and make pancakes for breakfast, even though I’m the only one at home.  Sometimes I wear a dress and heels to work, even though jeans and flats are allowed.  And … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Covered Potato Chips

I’m going to let you in on a deep, dark secret.  When I was in grad school, in a program focused on nutrition, local food, good farming practices, and the like, I could not let any of my classmates know … Continue reading

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Greatest Conversational Hits of the Weekend

  Conversation One “Thank you for calling [retail establishment] Men’s, this is Jesi.” “Yeah, I’m looking for a particular blouse in a size 4.  Can you tell me if you have it?” “Oh!  We’re actually a men’s store.  I can … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Burger

Valentine’s Day was this week.  Were you aware?  If you have Facebook—and I find it highly unlikely that you’d have somehow found your way to my baby blog but not to Facebook—you probably found your news feed swarming with statuses … Continue reading

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Spinach-Pistachio Pesto

I lost my job recently.  I had been aware for a while that times were tough, that the economy was bad, that meaningful work was hard to come by… but there’s nothing quite like job loss to drive that point … Continue reading

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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies: Definitely for Grownups.

According to Martha Stewart’s Cookies, “Children love these two-bite treats.”  Umm, what are you trying to say, Martha?  That there’s something childish about taking a perfectly good batch of cookies and sticking your thumb in each and every one of … Continue reading

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