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The Time Has Come

I created The Kitchen Illiterate over six years ago, when I decided that I should probably learn to cook some foods that didn’t come out of boxes. It has been a wonderful adventure: I discovered a whole world that didn’t … Continue reading

22. April 2013 by laura k
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2012, The End of the Year

Well, I have to admit, this project really went out with a whimper. I have accepted that I am not good at projects that require me to do something every day for X period of time. I am too forgetful … Continue reading

04. January 2013 by laura k
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2012, Weeks I don’t even know

It’s too telling that I managed to keep up with this project (more or less) until the last month of 2012. My picture taking has dropped of dramatically in December. I’ve learned, or perhaps just confirmed for myself, that these … Continue reading

20. December 2012 by laura k
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2012, Week Forty-Nine and Fifty

I got a little behind. Whoa, December, stop going by so fast! During week forty-nine, I cooked a lot. I made a lot of things. And I finished my novel! Nov 26 – Salmon and lentils. So good. Nov 27 … Continue reading

10. December 2012 by laura k
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2012, Week Forty-Eight

I really fell down on the photo-a-day job last week. We went down to San Diego for Thanksgiving, and I was so enraptured by my nieces, and so busy cooking Thanksgiving dinner, and then so wiped out from our Thanksgiving … Continue reading

27. November 2012 by laura k
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2012, Week Forty-Six

And the year just keeps moving forward. Nov 11 – I made an experimental dinner Sunday night: cornbread with squash and chorizo baked into it. It was yummy! Nov 12 – Last week was a cooking week, and I was … Continue reading

19. November 2012 by laura k
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What We’ve Been Eating

I haven’t been blogging much lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. When I first decided to teach myself to cook, and started writing this blog six years ago, I shared every meal, because every one felt like … Continue reading

12. November 2012 by laura k
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2012, Week Forty-Five

Nov 4 – Our whirlwind weekend in New York came to a close on Sunday, with a Metro North ride from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central. I love trains. Nov 5 – When we got home, these once beautiful tulips were … Continue reading

11. November 2012 by laura k
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2012, Week Forty-Four

Last Sunday feels like ages ago. This was a busy week. And I already feel like I’m sliding head first into the holiday season. I love it! Oct 28 – Last weekend I made Halal-Cart Style Chicken and Rice from … Continue reading

05. November 2012 by laura k
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2012, Week Forty-Three

As Hurricane Sandy prepares to batter the east coast, I find that I’m feeling incredibly grateful that I don’t live there anymore. Sorry to all of you who are battening the hatches and preparing for stormaggedon. It was a sunny … Continue reading

29. October 2012 by laura k
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