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Get stuffed

Neither of us had ever been much for sweet peppers (or capsicums, depending where you’re from), as our experience with them had been limited to green peppers, which we find to be aggressively, unpleasantly bitter. But the colored ones were … Continue reading

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“All chili powder’s pretty much the same, right?”

or, Robert Beltran is Trying to Kill Me A while ago I was Googling God only knows what and stumbled on the fact that there exists , written by Ethan Phillips, who plays Neelix on Star Trek: Voyager. We’re in … Continue reading

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Rising with the Sun(flower)…

…or not. Flush with my success with sourdough waffles, I started a batch of machine-mixed sunflower bread from Classic Sourdoughs. Everything went swimmingly until the overnight rise. We live in an old, only partially-insulated house, and until the temperature rose … Continue reading

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And in the morning, I’m making waffles!

After three days the sourdough starter was definitely active, though not to the “vigorously active” stage. At that point I fed it and put it in the fridge to hibernate while we were away for the weekend. It seemed reasonably … Continue reading

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Just call me Yukon Cornelius

…or else Victor Fronkensteen. IT’S ALIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE! This past Saturday I threw together some whole-wheat flour and some water as per the instructions at King Arthur Flour’s blog, set it on top of the fridge (the traditional place for things that … Continue reading

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Keep it Simple, Soup

I’ve had the recipe for O’Charley’s chicken harvest soup in my files for years; due to the salt content I don’t think we’ve been to O’Charley’s five times in the last five years. (Their entrées run up to 6680 milligrams … Continue reading

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