Category Archives: comfort food

Tales from the Freezer and the Pantry

When the lockdown started, I distinctly remember stories of people losing their jobs, not being able to shop, and having to get creative with their meals by eating all the things in their house that they hadn’t eaten. Despite the … Continue reading

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Homemade Pizza

It’s been a pretty good weekend and I could probably pick a number of Perfect Moments from it. I will list a few hoping you can relate to a few of them before I explain the above picture. I visited … Continue reading

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I Goldilocks-ed My Pizza

What follows is not a tale of woe, but nonetheless a cautionary tale worth telling. Having had pizza for dinner last night and not being the total glutton that I can be, I managed to save some for today’s lunch. … Continue reading

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….and Nothing

When you’ve got a “to do” list that is more like a “to do” book, and when you suspect that there might have to be a second volume to this book, then you’ve got two choices. You can either get … Continue reading

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What is a Sandwich?

There is debate among my family as to what exactly constitutes a sandwich. Having seen my sandwiches, you know that I favour elaborate creations with tasty bread, different kinds of meat, multiple mustards, tomatoes, different kinds of onions, lettuce (or … Continue reading

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A Funny Story

And today we will barbecue.  When I type it like that, it sounds so momentous and profound, or at least as profound as grilling meat can be.  Though it really isn’t me, I have seen people take it to an … Continue reading

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Leftovers

Upon waking and opening my refrigerator door, I spotted the leftover Chinese food and thought it would make a good breakfast.  Then I spotted the leftover pizza and thought it too would make a great breakfast.  Then my eyes drifted … Continue reading

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Too Drained for the Kitchen

It’s funny how we develop and break patterns.  I could be talking about habits, but really I am just talking about where I get my takeout food from.  Lately, I’ve mostly had pizza or Chinese food, or Shawarma.  Pizza because….well, … Continue reading

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Just Because

Is it wrong that Today’s Perfect Moment is a quick snack.  I’ve been feeling bogged down at work and I turned to junk food for a pick me up.  There are probably better things that could have done the trick….but … Continue reading

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Family Recipes

My paternal grandmother, Oma as I call her, was a fantastic baker and cook.  I remember there were always chocolate chip cookies in the cookie jar.  There were always sweet things to eat.  There were always kipfels. Kipfels are crescent … Continue reading

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