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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Super Fast Savory & Sweet Stir Fry Sauce

At least once or twice a week, I have some variation of fish, brown rice, and steamed or roasted vegetables. Thrilling isn’t it? Healthy but boring.   Sometimes to make things more interesting I switch it up a little with this sauce: Take some rice wine vinegar and stir in brown sugar to taste.  You’ll want to take the “bite”
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In Which Sour Cream Nearly Causes The Kid To Have A Nervous Breakdown

Do you think toddlers know when they are acting like a jerk? I mean when I was a kid, I recall being able to recognize that I was behaving like an asshole. . .not that it stopped me. . .sometime around the age of four.  Yet I’m not sure what the state of my self-awareness was prior to that. I’m
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Menus for a Week -Dinner 2

So today was a little hectic.  We went to Philadelphia to visit my college roommate and his family. . .Including their month old son.  So stinking cute!  Then we raced home to get to church on time.   We can never seem to make to church on time. . .Another week where I couldn’t understand a blessed word of the
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Head Effing Explodes: Menus For A Week, Dinner 1

Today we tried Beet, Apple, & White Bean Salad. . .From Family Circle April 2012.  It was excellent.  You can find the original recipe here. I modified a few steps. 1.  I just roasted the beets whole, individually wrapped in foil.  I omitted tossing them with olive oil or salt prior to baking.  It took longer than 45 minutes to
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