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2017-09-14 08:26 am
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Warmup

As opposed to a peacemup.
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2017-09-13 08:07 am
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Procastinatrix

New nickname for the cat who sits by my desk.
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2017-09-12 07:43 am
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2017-09-04 08:43 am
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choreography

Those vowels are all wrong for first thing in the morning.  (Also, I need to start waking up earlier.)
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2017-09-01 02:36 pm
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Fearsomely

I guess I don't have to change the e to an i or anything before adding ly.
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2017-08-30 07:41 am
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tough

It just looks wrong somehow.
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2017-08-21 09:46 am
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Practicable

So close to "practical", and yet not quite!
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2017-08-20 10:56 am
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Turnip Report

Sometimes self-care means putting the fennel fronds in the compost.

For the rest of it:  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/roasted-fennel-with-parmesan-recipe-1943604
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2017-08-17 09:31 am
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Water

Butter, wetter, batter, hotter, better why not watter?
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2017-08-15 11:42 am
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 Eschew

Om nom nom
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2017-08-06 01:31 pm
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The farmshare produced beets!  I don't know if it was the generous quantity of brown sugar or the pre-processed ginger goo, but today's was the best batch of chocolate beet muffins I've ever produced:

http://thelunacafe.com/heavenly-chocolate-beet-tea-loaf/ ; (Bake 15-20 minutes for muffins)

The price of white peaches has fallen below $2/pound at my grocery store, so I'm buying 5 at a time and making small batches of jam in the breadbot.  (Three for jam, two for eating.)
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2017-07-29 08:39 am
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Misandry

I'm reading Neal Stephenson's new book!
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2017-07-28 03:10 pm
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Conflate

Is this a good word to use when whining about how people think "base times height" makes as much sense as "length times width"?
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2017-07-27 09:38 am
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Cafe

With all due respect to its romantic origin, it's an English word now and should learn to follow the rules.

(Am I allowed to use "romantic" like that?)
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2017-07-26 07:58 am
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Turnip Report

Threatened with a trip to Market Basket, I went ahead and bought two zucchini for:

http://athomeatsea.com/2010/07/cook-the-book-summer-vegetable-strata/

I should probably have started cooking before 7:30.  It came out fine, even though I topped it with jack and not Parmesan cheese.

Perhaps next I will make:

http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2017/07/ajo-blanco-spanish-bread-almond-cold-soup-recipe.html
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2017-07-24 10:08 am
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Tack

So many meanings!  Two noun, two (or three?) verb.
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2017-07-17 07:28 am
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Demonym

https://xkcd.com/1864/