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What Boys Eat For Breakfast

What Boys Eat For Breakfast

You knew this was gonna be weird, you just didn’t know how weird. I have to begin by saying that this is not at all an unusual breakfast food combination for any of the four guys I live with. But somehow the pepperoni-sausage-and-black-olive pizza, hard boiled egg, and cantaloupe just demanded I take a photo, […]

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French Breakfast Radishes

French Breakfast Radishes and Haiku

I couldn’t resist these pink and white gems in the grocery. They’re French Breakfast Radishes, which I hear are easy to grow because they tolerate the heat well and stay sweet and tender even in adverse growing situations. They’re easy to find around here, and so full of flavor and crunch that you’ll find yourself […]

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The Robber

In A 10 Year Old’s Head

The Maker is regularly given an hour in school to read, write, draw, or nap. (I know, you miss 5th grade. I do, too.) At some point recently he decided to write a story during his free hour, which I later found folded into quarters, floating around on a kitchen counter. I’m publishing it here […]

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Christmas Eve

The Plugged-In Prayer, with Food

During the Christmas holidays during the year the First was four, our electricity had been out for a good part of the week due to a freak NC snowstorm. Because of the timing, it made a pretty big impact on the First. Shortly after the drama had subsided, we once again made his favorite comfort […]

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Turkey leftovers

See You Later, Turkey.

Now you see it… and later — when you’re not mad tired of it — you’ll see it again. That’s okay, sometimes you have to take that leftover turkey and make it work for a couple of months from now. Easiest way? Bag it up into single servings and freeze it. Stuffing too (that’s mine […]

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