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Jul. 6, 2009 12:57 pm 
Updated: Jul. 7, 2009 10:24 am
This is a HUGE week for Oliver and I. I close on the house on Wednesday (Ahhhhh!!) I'll post pictures soon. On Thursday at 5am we fly to Southern Indiana to visit my parents. My "little" brother, Max, is in a band called The Broderick and they recently won a concert sponsored by Jansport.… MORE
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Jul. 1, 2009 10:08 am 
Updated: Jul. 1, 2009 12:50 pm
Pick One:  McDonald's, Burger King, In-n-Out? in-n-out - the fries are to die for Taco Bell, Long John Silvers, Arbys? Arby's if I fastfood splurge Pepsi, Coke, Store Brand? diet coke Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Sprite? Diet Sprite - if I convince myself that I have a… MORE
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Jun. 25, 2009 8:24 am 
This has been a week of change. On Monday early evening, just home from work, relaxing with a glass of wine before I start dinner I look over at Oliver who was last seen gnawing on a wooden spoon and all I see, much to my surprise, it a diapered bottom crawling away from me at an alarming rate.… MORE
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Jun. 17, 2009 1:06 pm 
Updated: Jun. 20, 2009 10:37 pm
So, I LOVE looking at all the beautiful pictures of the meals that people create on AR. Unfortunately, the few times that I have attempted to take pictures of my creations they appear incredibly unappetizing. Does anyone have any suggestions for taking appealing pictures? I have a decent… MORE
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Jun. 15, 2009 12:30 pm 
Updated: Jun. 15, 2009 4:27 pm
Today Oliver decided that 4am is an appropriate time for play. A vain attempt at putting him back asleep with a bottle only proved to energize him. So, resigned to the fact that I was now getting up at 4 I decided to put the time to good use. I hung up clothes, changed the bed and crib… MORE
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Jun. 14, 2009 11:50 am 
Updated: Jun. 15, 2009 12:15 pm
I've only been a member of Allrecipes for about a year and a half but have been debating for months whether to become a supporting member or not. I'm on AR everyday and love the characters, the recipes, and the community. Today as I'm sitting at work looking up Beef Brisket recipes (as I… MORE
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About Me
I like... all things red, Bob Dylan, reading tarot, learing to work with a new food, peanuts, almonds, and cashews, old records, classic novels, 1968 StingRays, good red wine, fashion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, gardening, tulips, Frida Kahlo, indie rock, my kitchen aide mixer.
My favorite things to cook
ethnic foods, appetizers, broccoli, sauces, mexican, new techniques, new foods.
My favorite family cooking traditions
secret pizza sauce, scrambled eggs, spritz cookies, homemade pasta, real sausage.
My cooking triumphs
Dora Wat (Ethopian), Chapati, A great big turkey, moist and yummy crab cakes, sauces- I love sauces, potato and smoked salmon soup, dill cheese bread, blueberry pie.
My cooking tragedies
anything in cookie form, the first pork chop I ever made was awful and tasted like a tire with gravy on it.
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