Who’s Blathering?Yes, my legal name is Mary Sue. My family has lived on the same piece of land in the Napa Valley (California) for five generations. So, of course, I fled for Portland, Oregon as soon as I could. I like eating. I like drinking. I really like being me.
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- Open letter to Barb Anderson from Champlin, MN
- My rage keeps me warm
- What Girl Scout Cookies Mean To Me
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- Mesoamerican Archaeology Lesson
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Category Archives: recipes
I made this up. It’s yummy. And feeds either eight boring people or four people with healthy appetites. 1/2 lb fatty bone-in pork shoulder 1/4 cup homemade stock OR water. If you use canned stock, I will kick you in … Continue reading
Ok, here’s the deal: I saw on Tastespotting or somewhere a picture of macaroni and cheese with butternut squish added to the sauce. Butternut squish would, of course, be baked butternut squash that’s then mashed. And I thought to myself, … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again, wherein people around the world forsake contact with anything except their keyboards and their imaginations. That’s right, National Novel Writing Month is slowly creeping up on us. As most of us are writing whilst … Continue reading
Sos, yesterday I was reading CookThink, and they were talking about Chickpea Pantry Pasta. Since my dinner the night before had been garlic mashed potatoes with corn and black beans mixed in, you know it’s getting on towards the end … Continue reading
Oh, you KNOW it’s going to be a good night when the recipe calls for a hammer.
Seriously. You have to explain yourself and he winds up giggling and making you say ‘macerate’ over and over to other people. I just wanted some sweetened blackberries for my Greek yogurt, damnit! Anyway, HI! Feliz Dias de los Muertos! … Continue reading
Fred Meyers has buffalo meat. My mind is blown. Buffalo Chili Feeds 4 1 lb. buffalo stew meat 3 T olive oil 1 can tomato paste 1 can diced tomatoes, drained 1 can garbanzo beans, drained 1 can kidney beans, … Continue reading
To the person who got to my blog via the search string “green card” sex (women OR girls OR underage)… WHAT THE EVER-LOVING HELL?! No. Hells no. You are sick in the head and you need to seek professional psychiatric … Continue reading
If the only way you’ve ever eaten pinto beans is refried and mashed, I weep for you. Truly. I personally believe the humble pinto bean is the best food on the entire planet. Earthy, creamy, multitalented starch and protein in a … Continue reading