no one knows how long the curse lasts, either.

1) This is all that’s left of the Uptown Bar. Well, this, and about 30 pint glasses in our cabinet. 2) I made Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas for dinner last night. I only used one squash because the recipe serves twelve, plus it takes about 4 days to peel an unroasted squash. We still have enough left over to ...

brush your shoulders off

I spent a little more than two days feeling like something sinister was building up in my system. I had a fever, I ached, and I wanted to nap 20 times a day. By Tuesday evening, though, I decided to call its bluff. If it wasn’t going to get any worse, it obviously couldn’t be anything too terrible. By yesterday ...

who wouldn’t want a grumpy dinosaur? 1

I survived the great boyfriend-on-a-business-trip ordeal of aught-nine! Pretty successfully, I might add. I kept myself very busy, of course. I did a lot of cooking, or at least prep for cooking. Here are the makings for Navratan Korma: ..and homemade paneer! I was so proud of myself. Do you know how long it takes to boil a gallon of ...

sad: the word ‘tasty’ reminds me of fergie. 3

Look. Here come two very different kinds of delicious. That’s the sandwich I’ve been having for lunch the last several days at work. It’s Laughing Cow cheese on wheat bread with a pile of lettuce. Don’t laugh. It’s really good. I felt a little guilty about eating that til I researched the ingredients. Now I don’t, though the “not guaranteed ...