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When all you have is the shirt

January 25, 2012 by Faye   Comments (0)

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If you are walking down a road with what you can carry your back it's no time for stilettos.  
Saute an onion in olive oil.  Drop in a sprig of thyme, a sprig of parsley, an inch of orange zest and a clove.  Season with sea salt
and a grind of pepper until you can taste the onion.  Until the onion steps up to meet you.
Add a peeled chopped potato and let it stick to the pot. 
Add a few peeled chopped beets and give them a stir.  If you have a chicken stock use... Read full post

Chocolate chip cookies

January 6, 2012 by Faye   Comments (0)

There is no bad time to make a cookie.  
The trick is, buy good chocolate chips and put the dough in the freezer.  It only took me 40 years to figure it out.  
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Mix the dry together.
1 stick unsalted butter at room temp
fill a half cup measure about 2/3's full of brown sugar.  Fill the rest of the way with white sugar.
Beat the sugar and butter together until uniform, and add an egg.  Mix well.... Read full post