Category Archives: in the kitchen

Juice Pops!

When I was a kid, my mom would make juice pops for us in the summer — orange juice, apple juice, even chocolate milk. She had a plastic mold that would make eight little frozen treats. The one I remember … Continue reading

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Chicken Vindaloo

Oftentimes, Tim makes Sunday evening dinner, usually something that results in leftovers that make easy-to-heat lunches for the upcoming week. This week, however, I took over meal preparation. When we were making up our weekly shopping list yesterday morning, I … Continue reading

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“Panini” Is Just a Fancy Word for Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Some number of years ago, I want to say at least 20 but probably more, my folks gave me a waffle iron. (If I remember correctly, my mom may even have purchased it with Green Stamps.) I’ve used it from … Continue reading

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A Taste of Gryn

So, I didn’t get around to trying the gryn until last night for dinner. First, I sautéed up some onions, just because. Then I tossed in a slice of gryn to brown. I had to be careful turning it over … Continue reading

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Gryn

Today I made gryn. It’s something my dad ate growing up in a Swedish-American farming community in Iowa. Later on, my mom would make it for him — and only him. I don’t think she ever partook, and neither did … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Food

During a recent trip to the grocery store, I spotted a couple of salads at the deli counter that looked tasty. So, I purchased a small container of each. A main ingredient in both of them was wheatberries, which I … Continue reading

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