family dinner

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Forget the forks; this dish just needed to be tossed

In the world of culinary efforts, there are winners and losers. Tonight, we lost. Desperate for a little something different and inspired by a microwave rice dish my friend served two weekends ago, I tried a slow-cooker risotto. It seemed simple enough. I could plop everything in there, let it bubble away while I got … Continue reading

She will never, not ever, eat a tomato — and my daughter’s other lines in the sand

BLTs for dinner tonight. In this heat, Basil didn’t want to grill and I couldn’t face cooking inside (and well, we are still oven-less). A work-related phone call rendered the bacon a little extra, shall we say … crispy, but no matter. The sandwiches were delicious. Fresh mozzarella and avocado went on mine. Basil took … Continue reading