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Still Simmering

Yes, I’m here. And no, I’ve not abandoned blogging. I haven’t vanished, nor fallen off the earth or into a ditch by the side of the road. Though certainly, I appreciate the concern – voiced by many of you dear souls – that I could be, I’m not. I am in fact just where we [...]

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One breezy Chicago summer, my brother and I built a treehouse. Wait! You don’t need that intro again. You don’t need to hear me wax poetic about books in the trees, or Jo March, or the Bobbsey Twin’s Luau.  You just need to know that today we’re revisiting Great Reads for Culinary Kids, and that [...]

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I have noticed, lately, a real crossover from the blog world to my real world, especially on the plate. The last two big-time food posts here at Simmer were designed for Summer Fest, brainchild of Margaret Roach, from A Way to Garden and The Sister Project. I loved having a directive: one week tree fruit, [...]

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The Baker’s Alphabet

Why are we detouring into the nursery? Well. When Josie was small, and I was tired but she was not, I’d walk the floors with her in the dark, and make stuff up.  Nonsense murmuring stuff like this – a rhyming stream of bakery talk.  Yes. I was one whacked-out sleepy caterer. So why am [...]

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Last week I was lucky enough to spend an afternoon with the delightful Jane, aka Modernemama, from the blog Beach House.  Jane hung out with me in Lawrence for hours, but as neither of us love being in front of the camera, there’s just a few self-shot pics of us together. She did manage to [...]

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