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Side effect

While making the ravioli yesterday, I got frustrated with how poorly they were turning out, but there was still a lot of dough left. So instead of fussing about with more of the stupid ravioli, I turned it in to … Continue reading

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I shall call them ‘artisanal’

Today is President’s Day, and for the first time in more than a decade, I actually had the day off. So I decided to celebrate by making something fiddly and time-consuming (because this is what weird people like me do … Continue reading

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Snacky

What do you do when you are having a bunch of people over to play board games and you need to make something with lemons, but you really aren’t in the mood for something sweet? You make dip, of course. … Continue reading

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In paper or the equivalent

Today’s recipe comes from something that came in a Hello Fresh box years ago. We saved all the recipe cards from the ones we really liked, and quite a few have become part of the normal dinner rotation, but for … Continue reading

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Unnecessary effort

Last night after I got home from rehearsal, I cut up three lemons, juiced them (saving the juice for later), and stuck them in a pan with 2 cups of water, which I brought to a low boil. Then I … Continue reading

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The crack on top

Happy Friday! In honor of it being the end of the week, I decided to make Lemon Lava Cakes. However, upon further inspection, it turns out we didn’t have the necessary ingredients, so instead I made Lemon Creme Brulee. Creme … Continue reading

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Fresh air

I had something else planned for today but I was tired and not in the mood to bake. So I consulted my list of lemon possibilities and decided to make these. You take some lemons and some whole cloves. And … Continue reading

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Comfort food

Tonight was another busy night, so I made this Creamy Lemon Pasta with Peas and Ham. Basically, you cook up some pasta, and toss some frozen peas into the pot near the end (after first removing a cup of the … Continue reading

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Little jar of sunshine

Today has been a very busy day. I got up and set up dough for sandwich rolls, and then while that was sitting, I made a peanut butter coffeecake from my Better Homes and Gardens cookbook (which included as a … Continue reading

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Smokey salty sour sweet

Today is the Day of the Crepe in France, according to Google (and Google would never lie to me), so naturally there had to be crepes. Here is where I freely admit that in the past I have said that … Continue reading

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