Category Archives: family

Gin

She always loved a bargain, so if we could bring our own wine to a restaurant, that establishment was especially esteemed. I don’t remember how many years ago (maybe 15?), Mom took us to her favorite place, bottle of red … Continue reading

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Totally Luxurious Comforting Vegan Hot Chocolate

    I practice self-deceptive bird watching. Telling myself I am doing important scientific observation, I while away chunks of potentially productive time staring out the window. I never get tired of watching the chickadees. We’ve kept a bird feeder … Continue reading

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Slow Pork Stew

Do you ever cook for young men? Isn’t it fun? Brian‘s been home for a few weeks preparing for a trip to Asia. Several of his twentysomething buddies have been around, too. I’ve been having the best time cooking “man … Continue reading

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Ricottacado/Roasted Rainbows

  It has come to my awareness that this blog is trending in certain unintended directions. One of these is “mashup” titles, like Falentil, Squashsagna, Avoziki, Hummole, and Quichetata. Megan is embarrassed by these titles, though she enjoys the foods … Continue reading

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Squashsagna

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving here in the house in the woods. I hope yours was full of love, laughter, good food, and gratitude! I’m sitting in the newly open family room with Meg, looking out at the snow, and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Icebox Cake

Wait ‘til you see the super charming recipe I have for you this week!! Sometimes, the most fun, adorable, and delightful things happen when we’re just playing around, and the evolution of this dessert was such a thing. It was … Continue reading

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Unstuffed Cabbage, The Sequel

I published a recipe for “deconstructed” stuffed cabbage here on the blog in November of 2014; it was DebsPots 8th blog post. Please don’t click on the blog link!! The recipe is fine, though I’ve tweaked it a bit. But … Continue reading

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Quichetatta

We start out together, but after about 1/4 mile, I signal him to take the lead. He is a foot taller than me, and has an easy, lopey stride that will allow him to finish the five mile race in … Continue reading

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Wood Roasted Chicken with Bread Salad

    Sometimes the things we love horrify our children. As a new, make-it-from-scratch mama living in a town full of apple orchards, I made my babies homemade applesauce as their first foods. They spit it out then, are still … Continue reading

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Butterless Butter Chicken

Butter chicken was Brian’s idea in the first place. I’d never even heard of it. When he was a sophomore at GWU, he described a new Indian dish he’d tried at one of his favorite takeout places. At the time, … Continue reading

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