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my kitchen sink

My kitchen sink (above) is the dumping ground for everything – food scraps, packaging, utensils, food wrap – when I’m preparing a meal. The endless variety of stuff that makes it into my kitchen sink fascinates me. What does your kitchen look like when you’re preparing food? Why do you do it (prepare food) the […]

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burned food

This happens fairly often in my house. At least once a week. I’m a really good cook… but I like to multi-task. And often that means I forget to check the pot that’s simmering on the stove. Until it’s too late. Do you burn your food often? What’s your most vivid memory of burned food? […]

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skillet meals

Many of my meals are cooked this way. I love skillets. Do you have a repertoire of meals that can be cooked in one pot, skillet or container? What’s the value of cooking everything in one place? “I simmered _________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?

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red onions

I use a lot of onions in my cooking. My favorites are sweet onions, because they’re… well, sweet. I also like red onions, because they’re… well, red. And colourful is good. Do you ever eat onions? If you were a plant hybridizer, what colour would you try to make onions? “I cut open _________” ~ […]

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carrot tops

If you put a carrot top in water, it will sprout and grow. Did you ever grow a carrot top when you were a kid? Did you like carrots when you were a kid? “I peeled __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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strawberry spinach salad

I’ve made this salad three times in the past week. Ingredients: baby spinach, fresh strawberries, sautéed portobello mushrooms, pecan halves, balsamic vinegar and salt. Have you ever been served something in a salad that you didn’t think you’d like? Where does your food come from? “I tossed __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your […]

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apron

Sometimes I wear an apron when I cook. It gets splattered with pomegranate juice every week, and I soak it in oxygen bleach before I wash it. How do you consciously or unconsciously protect yourself? Can you get the stains out? “I made such a mess out of __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share […]

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leftovers

I cook vegetables every morning for my bag lunch. If I cook too much to fit in my thermoses, I make soup with leftovers on the weekend. How many vegetables can you put in a soup before it’s too many vegetables? Do you ever cook food just to have leftovers later? “I can fit __________” […]

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steamy pot

The air is so dry here in the winter. I love it when my kitchen gets all steamy and warm from a pot full of stew. How does dry air make you feel? What would you boil, if you didn’t have any water? When you finish cooking, perhaps __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share […]

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