Healthy Holiday Eating: Recipe for Kale and Sweet Potato Chips
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Healthy Holiday Eating: Recipe for Kale and Sweet Potato Chips

I do *not* think about dieting during the holiday season. I count neither carbs nor calories, and I pack on the pounds as well as the next person. Some people are drawn to sweets, some to salt, but I crave both, in quantity, and the holidays are the World’s Best Excuse for eating in abundance. … Continue reading

Kitchen Science & the Mother of Level Measurements
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Kitchen Science & the Mother of Level Measurements

Not sure why, but for some reason my little brain has always associated the name Fannie Farmer with candies. Am I the only one? Of course, Fannie May makes the confections, not Fannie Farmer. But until recently I couldn’t have told you the difference. Silly me. Miss Farmer’s name showed up on a scout’s list of … Continue reading

Watch Germs Grow. Blech.
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Watch Germs Grow. Blech.

BADGE WORK UPDATE: LET’S GET COOKING! (EXPERIMENT IN HAND WASHING) The cleanliness “gene” skips generations in our family. My grandmother wasn’t known for her housekeeping skills, but you can comfortably lick the floor of my mother’s home–especially her kitchen. Before my husband took over in our kitchen, I’d have said that eating off my kitchen … Continue reading