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You’ve been in this tricky position.  I know it.  You’re warming up some soup in the microwave.  The bowl is supposed to be microwave safe, but you know it’s a lie…  But still!  Still?!  You reach to grab your soup and immediately burn your fingers.  Now a Smart Adult would leave the bowl and wait. […]

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Let’s look at some Ray Standards for the Instant Pot. I rarely cook the same thing twice.  But these have been made at least twice and have been well received by adults and two kids. Weeknight Spaghetti ::  As the title suggests, a nice weeknight meal.  Plus a good use for a pesky half pound of […]

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When I fall in love, I don’t fall in love.  I jump head first without checking if I’m in the deep or shallow end.  I fucking jump and hope for the best.  And for a while, I’m swimming in bliss with my latest obsession.  A couple things have clung to my heart…  Photography.  The One […]

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The second I heard “Risotto in seven minutes”, I was sold.  Hell, you could have renamed the Pressure Cooker to Only Makes Risotto and I would have ordered two.  But thankfully, this kitchen appliance is so much more. I’m no expert, but I am determined to demystify the appliance so more Cooks enjoy it’s power.  So let’s talk…   While it […]

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I’m bad at buying quick meals.  Anything quick is usually not good for you or not good to eat.  But I recognize the importance of having meals that anyone can pop in the microwave and eat ASAP. Right now the Quick Meal Menu is pretty slim.  Ramen is becoming a favorite (which is gross and […]

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I’m sure there are better things I could be grateful for today, but today’s post is a good example of “Getting it Out of the Way.” This morning I used two appliances to fill my freezer: pressure cooker and bread machine. A long time ago, I said “Good-bye” to white rice.  “Brown rice is good […]

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I’m a shitty gift giver.  I like to think it’s because I’m practical.  I want to give you something that you’ll love and use. But I’m lazy, so I never give a gift proper thought: aka more than 15 minutes. But I think I’ve got a good one for y’all. Do you know a baker? […]

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