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A few years back I joined forces with a restaurant-owning friend – I was brought in to run the kitchen and whip the slacker staff – and lazy menu – into shape. Now, if you are a chef, baker, lottery winner or have ever held a spatula or even eyed a whisk, and are approached [...]

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The blogger’s lament: O technology, why must you taunt me? The blog bugs, they still plague us here at Simmer, determined to keep me from bringing you new nonsense. On the plus side, it’s inspiring a rerun you’ll love, Zucchini-Ginger Bread. As baked goods go it’s simple, addictive and, if your counter currently sports heaps [...]

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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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Remember Ten-Word Thursday? It’s been months, but that particular invention sure comes in handy when you’re full of thoughts, but short on words.  Apparently, it took us a full week to recover from our joyous Bat Mitzvah ordeal.  There’s still plenty of that I’d like to share with you, but – well, full of thoughts, [...]

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Bark Mitzvah

After the last kugel was served, the last tired-legs house tour given, after the last lipsticked kiss and the last out-of-towner boarded a plane, we were left with one half-bag of pretzels and a bowl of ganache. So I made a pretzel ganache sandwich. End of story. What. Oh, I’m sorry…the Bat Mitzvah. Were you [...]

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