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Free Download: Customizable Chore Chart

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I feel vaguely guilty sharing something we don’t actually use, but it’s not because it doesn’t work, it’s because my libertarian husband refuses to be crimped by things like plans and schedules. And because I don’t have the extra energy to impose order on chaos. Ahem. (More on that later.) The first version of this …

I Scream, You Scream

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It’s been a lovely couple of months with my Kitchenaid stand mixer (also known as The Precious)…we’ve made lots of cookies and lots of pizza dough, and one batch of really freaking good mashed potatoes. (And I am not usually a fan of potatoes, mashed or otherwise.) What could possibly make The …

Bakezilla’s Maiden Voyage

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A few weeks ago I was visiting my parents and the subject turned to my mother’s attire for the wedding. Being relentlessly practical and frugal, she wondered if any of the dresses she already had might be suitable. Knowing that’s who my mother is and having learned over the years …

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“Where’s the Beef?” Chili

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I don’t remember seeing the actual “Where’s the Beef?” commercials on the air, but I thought they were an apt name for this chili. I’d actually planned this recipe last week to use as many of the veggies from my Green Bean Delivery box as possible, but fatigue and failure to plan …

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Pasta e Lenticchie

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So this recipe is probably about a month old because that’s how remiss I am in posting, and I’ve honestly forgotten most of the details/modifications I made…I just know that it was really good! I got the recipe from my hero Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything, and he got it …