Monthly Archives: April 2011

The word ‘grampumps’ makes me laugh

So even though we have agreed (I think) that my Dad’s name as a newly minted grandfather will be ‘Papa Rick,’ I can’t get the word ‘grampumps’ out of my head. It just makes me laugh. But that’s inconsequential–what we’re … Continue reading

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Cilantro Lime White Bean Soup

I left a glowing review of this recipe on Tasty Kitchen–and for good reason. What a perfect weeknight meal! It’s filling, quick and easy to make, super tasty, and healthy to boot (creamy without the cream). I served it with some … Continue reading

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We call her Mama Twink

Hi, Mom. You’re . . . a grandma. But don’t worry–it becomes you! I’ve never seen such an enthusiastic grandma. She is determined to teach James how to speak Spanish, singing him ‘Cinco lobitos tiene la loba’ and crooning to … Continue reading

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Chicken Cellentani with Goat Cheese and Lemon

My friend Cassia has a blog full of lovely, lovely recipes. A while back she posted a recipe for this creamy pasta dish with lemon and basil, and I started hankering to make it the moment I saw her pictures. So on a … Continue reading

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