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The Wayback Machine: Spiced Applesauce

The Wayback Machine: Spiced Applesauce
Keeping ahead of your produce can be a full-time job. It’s often cheaper to buy food in bulk, but since Sparky is one of those kids who refuses to eat apples that aren’t perfect…a week or so after I’ve bought them, they wind up abandoned in the fruit bowl looking like this: Fortunately for us,... Read more »

Sundays with Sparky: Crudmuffins

Sundays with Sparky: Crudmuffins
Sparky’s friends enjoy wordplay – and, being the age that they are, their favorite way to play with words is coming up with creative substitutes for  inappropriate words.  Dr. Lasergonapus (frequent collaborator here in the Hays kitchen) in particular celebrates the epithet “Crudmuffins!” One day he asked me if we could come up with a... Read more »