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In cooking, as in almost everything, there are rules and norms. Sometimes those rules are for the optimal result, other times for anything close to the desired result. If you get egg yolk (or any other fat such as residual oil in your mixing bowl) in your egg whites they will never get stiff. Forgo preheating your […]

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I had two moms, though not in the Heather Has Two Mommies kind of way, mine were serial. I know there are plenty of people with two moms, for a variety of reasons, in a variety of families, and with a variety of stories. This is the Mothers’ Day story of my two moms.  I’m […]

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After everyone goes home the quiet work of putting my house back in order begins. This work is calmer, more hushed than the frenzy of preparation. With most holidays there are at least two days of preparation just for the food. Add to that the cleaning, tidying up and readying the house for overnight guests. I’m […]

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