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Daily Ritual Omelette

This omelette I just made is delicious. Fresh mushrooms, red bell peppers, fresh spinach, Colby Jack cheese, topped with my favorite salsa.  I’ve been fantasizing lately about starting a food-themed podcast; last night while I was driving home from Book People I caught myself composing a business plan around a pizza-specific theme.  It will likely remain an unfulfilled threat for the foreseeable future, but who knows what will happen once I get this wedding thing out of the way. Making omelettes in the morning has become something of a zen ritual for me.  I try to dice all the vegetables I’ll use in a week in one setting on Sunday… Read More

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Home Alone, Just Me and Science

Left alone for the evening, Jenn is left to fend boredom with the aid of science, and weird ideas from the internet. What follows may shock you.

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Day Before Thanksgiving Ramble

This is my first year ever to really cook a Thanksgiving dinner, which we’re taking to my boyfriend’s parents’ house tomorrow. We were originally going to have them over, but as our apartment building nightmare isn’t quite over yet, I’m still not comfortable with guests at our place. This is the result of one of those awkward “I’m a vegetarian and can’t do that thing you do every year, can we please do something else?” moments with Reed’s parents. They traditionally drive out to Salado to eat at the Stage Coach Inn, which cooks a “traditional” meal that basically consists of meat and chicken stock. Thankfully, they’re very accommodating and sweet. And… Read More

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Blogging 101 Day One

I’ve been trying to kick this blog into life for months now, so I decided to give the WordPress Blogging 101 challenge a try.  I signed up for November, and then an unexpected life event ate up nearly the entire first half of the month (I’ll tell that horror story another time). Now I’m going to play catch up this week and see where it takes me. The first assignment is an introduction post. I’ve always been very bad at those. Here goes. Once upon a time, I was a enthusiastic writer and blogged regularly. I had a small but growing following that appreciated my sense of humor and story telling… Read More

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