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NOT LETTING GO OF FAMILY DINNER

It’s been a month or so since Mr. Mom’s Kitchen and I (tearfully) delivered our oldest daughter to her first day of high school. She tolerated us walking her almost to the front door…generous when you consider that it’s nearly scandalous for a girl of 14 to be witnessed with her parents. She’s adjusted happily […]

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI CUPCAKES

I’m a neglectful mother, at least to the fruits and vegetables in my garden of late. My poor zucchini were abandoned for a month in a tangle of tomato plants and grew into something better suited to hitting baseballs than being cooked into a tender saute. Just last week, I harvested three of them, determined […]

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LAZY GIRL’S ENCHILADA PIE

I’m a lazy cook. I don’t peel my tomatoes when I’m supposed to, hack my onions into a rough chop instead of a tidy dice, rarely salt eggplant before cooking it, and build elaborate shortcuts into cookbook recipes that are too fussy for my taste. My excuse? I’m a mom. I’ve got places to go […]

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JUICEBOX APPLESAUCE

Puttering around the kitchen the other morning, waiting for the kettle to signal my tea water was ready, I noticed our fruit bowl brimming with apples. Too many, it seemed, to be eaten out of hand before they’d start to go soft. Knowing the kids would be up soon, and with the question of what […]

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