Tag Archives: Sunday dinner

Experimentation: September Meal Plan

The September meal plan can’t really be here.  It was NINETY degrees today, for heaven’s sake.  It cannot possibly be time to do this again, already. And yet, here I am, faced with a calendar that stubbornly insists that yes, … Continue reading

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Meal Plan for July: More Fish and Random Simplicity

I constructed this meal plan while on the 5-hour flight to Iceland; I had assumed it would take me a little while, but in fact, it pulled itself together in a flash.  My friend B.W. was peeking over my shoulder … Continue reading

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April Meal Plan, No Fooling!

Sheesh, it’s April 1? I almost didn’t post the meal plan on time!  Actually, if we’re getting technical about it, I DIDN’T post on time.  I always try to get you the next month’s plan by the last day of … Continue reading

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March Meal Plan: Austerity Now!

I have no idea how it happened that I ended up $30-$50 over budget for almost three full weeks in a row in February, but this has got to stop. Oh, sure, I made up for it, mostly; but the … Continue reading

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Stuff That’s Awesome

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone, and I didn’t even write a thankful post.  I meant to, I really did, but…you know.  Life.  And all that. As it happens, though, I’m sort of glad that I didn’t get a chance … Continue reading

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A We Give Up Kind of Weekend

We had a great weekend.  There was lots planned.  Much family time.  Many outings.  Many things to do and places to go.  Much food that fell into the category of either “once a year indulgence” or “somewhat out of our … Continue reading

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May Meal Plan: Thanks, Backyardigans!

L. has recently begun asking — no, begging — me to make borscht.  No kidding.  His favorite television show, since as long as I can remember, has been “The Backyardigans;” for those unfamiliar with it, it’s actually a pretty watchable … Continue reading

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Easter Menu(s)

When I posted the April meal plan on the last day of March, I knew there was no way I would have any real concept about what I might be doing on Easter.  We tend to be a little loose … Continue reading

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Sticker Shock

Grocery shopping is becoming weirder and weirder as the weeks pass.  With food prices wildly swinging all over the map (mainly up, way up, but with the occasional “super-bargain!” thrown in as grocery stores try desperately to keep customers happy), … Continue reading

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April Meal Plan and a Sign of the Apocalypse

Today was a pretty good day in the realm of food reform — the FDA began two days of hearings to investigate the possible link between artificial food dyes and behavioral problems in children, such as ADHD.  While the UK … Continue reading

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