Chicken Stock: Housewife Eats

You need to make your own stock. Julia says so.   And we always do what Julia tells us. Especially when it’s Meryl as Julia.   ANYWAY, back to the stock!   Full-Flavored Chicken Stock from Mark Bittman, genius of cooking everything Ingrediences: 3 lbs. of chicken, preferably with bones and skin about 10 baby carrots … Continue reading

Hipppie Soup (not just for hippies!) : Housewife Eats

Once upon a time, before I was wifed up,  I worked at a summer camp. Not just any summer camp – Sierra Service Project. Which is a totally major service project, where high school kids go rebuild houses on an indian reservation for a week. I worked there for three summers, after attending as an awkward high … Continue reading

Inadvertent participation in No Shave November

I forgot this was happening… but it is. It’s No Shave November! In my pre-husband days, before I was wifed up, I used to let the leg hair go wild. all the time. i’m not especially hairy… but still. leg hair in the wind. it’s something you should try. but I digress! I did not … Continue reading

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