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One potato, two potato

I once read a cookbook that declared that inside everyone is a potato sized hole that needs filling. On the face this is ridiculous, how can you everyone eat only ONE potatoes worth of food at dinner, the restaurant industry would collapse. Regardless, for one reason or another this image has stuck inside my head. […]

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The Price of Milk

When is a can not a can?  when it’s a box. Trying to consume exactly what you have purchased with no waste, is much more difficult with fresh foods like milk.  Once opened fresh milk should be consumed in 5-7 days. Cream will last longer once opened. Not everyone can consume an entire gallon of milk before the […]

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The Spaghetti Sauce Conundrum

Problem: Too much sauce.  Most US commercially sold spaghetti sauce jars are between 24 and 32 ounces, some even 45 ounces.  That’s a lot of sauce.  So, unless you having at friends over for spaghetti night, you are going to have some leftover.    An open jar of spaghetti sauce will keep in the fridge 7-10 […]

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Catering to yourself

Next time you go to an outdoor concert, or take a walk on a pier, or hike to the top of a vista, sitting in a blind on a misty morning bird watching or even just sitting on a bench watching a local soccer game…….BTW why AREN’T you doing these things? get out of the damn […]

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The stockpile and the single girl (or guy)

What’s in YOUR cupboards?   No really, don’t tell me, I don’t want to know.  The amount of food on hand varies from household to household. Everyone was brought up with different levels of food comfort.  And people who get paid regular and have ready access to groceries can get by with a lot less food […]

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This post really isn’t about cake

Like everyone else I watched ‘the cupcake’ scene in Bridesmaids and wondered why she only made one. Not that she needed to make a batch, but a leftover one for the next day would have been pleasant and time saving. Once in a while you just want cake and no one at your day job […]

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What’s the deal with soup?

well some article had to be first…and today i made soup…so you are getting an article on soup…. Soup for one shouldn’t come out of a can…well at least not all of it.  And no, I am not going to introduce you to the wonders of making one bowl of soup at a time….I mean […]

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