Monthly Archives: April 2020

Attitude Readjustment

Having lost our joy because we realized that we are probably not going to France this autumn because 1) we might be barred from France, because we’d be coming from a country with the most lackadaisical, irresponsible and dangerous response … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

There is an obscene amount of chicken in the freezer!  What were we thinking?  Avian influenza?  There is so much that I am not at all excited about cooking chicken.  And my husband, always a doomsayer a la Poe’s The … Continue reading

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Miso Marinated Sablefish with Sugar Snap Peas

The State of Pennsylvania, among others, is an “open carry” state.  Which means that it is your constitutional right, based on the 2nd amendment, to take your gun openly into any establishment, event, park or wherever, except to a hospital, … Continue reading

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Butter Beans

There were several generous leftover chunks of baked ham in the freezer that were buried under the frozen chicken.  You’d think I’d organize the freezer.  After all, it’s a stand up with 5 shelves!  But what the heck, so boring … Continue reading

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Browned Brussel Sprouts with Onions

My husband went to the store for bottled spring water , masked and gloved, and saw some brussel sprouts he wanted.  I have no idea if it’s the season or what but we both like them so……  I wanted to … Continue reading

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