Monthly Archives: May 2011

fake-fancy pasta to impress your date.

Due to the way I grew up eating, I am preprogrammed to think cream sauce = fancy. This is because we do not make things with cream sauces in my house. So when I first started reading Pioneer Woman, I … Continue reading

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meat pie: a recipe and a story.

The best thing about the recipe for meat pie is that it’s idiot-proof. I know, because two times ago making it I made literally every mistake it was possible to make. The meat was overcooked. The carrots were undercooked. I … Continue reading

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a story about french fries.

I love French fries. I love them more than you think I love them. I think they are basically the best things ever. I have been known to order dinner based around whether the main course will taste good with … Continue reading

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cake and other adventures.

Yesterday I made two cakes and a pot of soup. This is their story. First I made this cake: Portugese Orange-Olive Oil Cake. That is because the cake I wanted to make (Orange Almond Cake) requires you to start by … Continue reading

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