Simple, not holiday-ish, but good.

Simple, not holiday-ish, but good.

Well, not really. And while there wasn’t much in the way of prep to it, nor was it traditional Fourth of July fare, it was good.

Even if I finished up the evening’s cooking by dropping a fresh-out-of-the-oven loaf of banana bread upside down on the floor, a practice which does not a damn thing to the benefit of your bread, and will make you cuss.

But I have learned the Best Way Ever to cook new potatoes. And it’s easy, even if it does involve two pans. Line one with foil and roll with it.

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Happy Birthday, USA!

July 4, 2010

Well, not exactly, as the United States as we know them didn’t actually come into existence until the Articles of Confederation were ratified in 1787, but this is still the birthday we celebrate. So spend a bit of time pondering self-evident truths and inalienable rights and equality amid all the goodies and fireworks today, OK?

Farmers' Market goodies! First watermelon of the season for me.

Look!  The camera works again! You can find solutions to most anything, including how to fix your digital camera, on the internet. It’s a wonderful thing.

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