Twelve recipes.

“Rare is the cookbook that acknowledges the simple truth that there aren’t really all that many recipes in the world. There is just technique, and practice, and joy and love, and at the end of it something simple and delicious on the plate, something that the reader may not have considered making before cracking the spine of the book."

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I got this for us (all four of us) for Christmas. We cracked it open to chapter 2 last night~ "EGGS", to see if he included a hard boiled egg refresher, as each chef usually has their own spin. It did, & he did. The peels came off so easily this morning... easier than I've ever experienced (& the eggs were very fresh- straight from the coop!). 

This book is exactly what our family needs this year. For reasons far beyond easy-to-peel eggs. But that alone...

A little love note {#throwbackthursday}...


...goes such a long way.

{ does a little meyer lemon. ~ 12-7-2013} 

Channeling my inner crone.

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If you need a little (or- a freaking TON of) extra motivation today, READ THIS

Seriously, as our mother's/fathers like to "advise" us-  just do it.

And then ask yourself: "WHAT WOULD MY INNER CRONE DO?" (or- "WWMICD?" if you're short on time... because, it is Monday, after all. And that's almost as treacherous as Chernobyl.)

Something old, something new {#throwbackthursday}.

'something old (a pair of coupes gifted to us by my mom at our wedding),
something new (a damn good bottle of champagne gifted to me by my cousin for my birthday)'

...a throwback to my birthday of march, 2013~ in which we sat back, toasted to year #38, & watched the beautiful, final film of James Gandolfini~ to highlight {more importantly~ recommend} two of the best movies i've had the pleasure of watching this past year...

~one to rent, & one to RUN to get your ticket now~

1) Enough Said 
2) The Judge  

i guarantee~ your weekend will be dramatically improved.

Cloudy with a chance of chili {or reese's pieces}.



Clouds ~ triple check.
Chili ~ check. {and then some}
Reese's Pieces ~ there's always next year.

A web of magic {#throwbackthursday}.

Since I went so long without posting, I think I'll do a little #tbt-ing on Thursdays... Just for my own "journal-ing" purposes.

{disclaimer: unedited... unfiltered pictures... the days of spending hours on posts are gone... at this point anyway. afterall, i've got chili to prepare, cornbread to bake, spooky movies to watch... sleep to attain, before the wonderful madness begins...}

{nosferatu x2}

Halloween is hard work.

But the planning, creating, curating, decorating, embellishing, adorning, carving, lighting, .... when it's all spun together- well, it's nothing short of magic.

What you need to know...

...about 6-foot trick-or-treaters.
I shared this article {on Facebook} last year (along with the caption, "Exactly, exactly, EXACTLY..."), and I still feel the {exact} same way.

Friday eve, October 31st ~ See ya on the streets (my 5-foot-something someone included :))...

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