Monthly Archives: December 2010

The World According to Junk Food Culture

Things have been pretty festive lately on RRG, what with all the cookie recipes and holiday advice I’m dispensing these days.  Yes, I’m in a pretty good mood, and despite work stresses and an overloaded calendar — and a holiday … Continue reading

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Got a Second? Make Extras

OK, I hate being one of those smarty-pants smug people who has the “simple” solution to holiday stress.  Really, I have no better handle on how to make the holidays run more smoothly than any of the rest of you, … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of a Fat Lady

“Always give your children the bowl to lick.  It will encourage them to cook in later life.” –Clarissa Dickson-Wright, Two Fat Ladies I admit it.  I LOVE the Two Fat Ladies.  When the Cooking Channel was launched, one of the … Continue reading

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New School Food Laws and Minding the Gap

In case you’ve been living under a rock — or you don’t live the life of an erstwhile food blogger — let me start by announcing, a bit underwhelmingly late, that the government has just passed a new, important, and … Continue reading

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Comforts: Turkey Stock Makes Everything Better

Last night in our house is sort of a blur.  It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that there are devious cosmic forces at work, which occasionally decide to band together and join forces to make sleep a near impossibility for … Continue reading

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Bountiful Soup Supper and The Odds and Ends of Things

It’s not cold here in the Northeast, the way it should be on December 1; no, it’s warm-ish, nearly 60 degrees, and disappointingly unseasonal.  But it’s blustery and rainy and stormy outside, so it’s still a good day for a … Continue reading

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