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Beet and Carrot Curry

Dom and the boys went to a cub scout cooking event on Friday. They went with ingredients to make stew and inexplicably came back with a five pound bag of carrots. So today I made carrot cake and a carrot and beet curry. Ingredients 1 onion, diced 4 medium sized beets, chopped into 1 inch […]

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Best Stuffed Shells

You know you’ve done something right when your Sicilian father-in-law compliments you not once or twice, but three or four times, on your stuffed shells. Dom and I both thought this batch of sauce was the best I’ve made yet; but having his dad’s confirmation that it was good… that was golden. I cook sauce […]

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Super Moist Chocolate Almond Cake Recipe

I have a new favorite cake. I made it today for Anthony’s birthday. It might be the best cake I’ve ever made. Not too sweet, very moist, very flavorful. And the frosting doesn’t overwhelm the cake. Super Moist Chocolate Almond Cake Ingredients 1 cup cake flour 1 cup almond flour 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 […]

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Spicy Butternut Squash Bisque

Spicy butternut bisque We bought a gigantic butternut squash at the winter farmer’s market last weekend. And we had leftovers which everyone was tired of. They still made up about as much as a normal size squash. So I had a hankering for a spicy butternut squash bisque. 

I made up this recipe, after looking […]

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How do you manage lunch?

A challenge to homeschoolers from Erin of Bearing Blog: How do you do lunch on school days? I’m rather interested in the answer, too; so I thought I’d throw my hat in the ring. 

 If I could poll a hundred homeschooling families and get a detailed answer out of all of them, I think […]

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This Good Friday

First the dough: flour, yeast, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, lemon and orange zest. And sugar. Milk, eggs, butter. And currants. Don’t forget the currants. Mixed, kneaded, left to rise in an oiled bowl, covered with plastic wrap, not a tea towel, in the warm oven. Next, prayer. Get the kids into clothes, shoes, socks, and […]

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Concerning Chocolate Crosses

I forgot to post it yesterday, but I have a piece appearing at Aleteia. Yesterday it was the top story: Do Chocolate Crosses Cross a Line Into Irreverence? While searching for allergen-free Easter basket goodies, I stumbled across an old article arguing that chocolate crosses cross the line. Where I had been thrilled to find […]

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