Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs

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If we’re being honest, I don’t usually cook that much during the week. I like cooking, but after getting up early, working a full day at the office, and picking up Lulu, I’m not always up for the challenge. The one downside, is that the three of us don’t usually get to eat together because Lulu usually starts her dinner before Andrew gets home and then we eat after she goes to bed. In an effort to at least sometimes have a family meal, I’ve taken it upon myself to actually make dinner once in a while. And last night’s … Read More

Happy Purim!

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Last weekend, in preparation for Purim, Malice (derby name, not real name), Mr. Malice (derby name, not real name), and Ella (derby name and real name) came over to make hamantaschen. After having a nice lunch, we pulled out the rolling pins, found our cookie cutters, and got down to business. Everyone has her favorite flavor. Mine is the traditional poppyseed, some like raspberry jam, strawberry jelly, or even nutella. Sometimes I go on a limb and add chocolate chips to my hamantaschen. I’m a mavrick, I know. It was Malice’s first time making hamantaschen and I think she mastered … Read More

SND – Masas De Puerco

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We got together for lunch this week. Andrew made masas de puerco which are Cuban fried pork chunks. When he said he wanted to make it, I was intrigued, but honestly had no idea what it was going to be like. It involved watching a YouTube video over and over and 30 (yes, you read that right) cloves of garlic, but it turned out really good.  The meat is marinated overnight in a citrus marinade. It’s then cooked in a dutch oven with water and some fat. In this crazy way, the water cooks the meat and as it evaporates, … Read More

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