Category Archives: Family and friends

Every Brilliant Thing: Salmon rub, Vegetable pilaf

HBO’s documentary Every Brilliant Thing is a one-man play about a young boy’s attempt to cure his suicidal mother’s depression by creating a list of “everything that was brilliant about the world, everything worth living for.” In the play, the actor gives … Continue reading

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An old

This morning, I hooked my bra in the front (cups to the back), spun it around, and put my arms through the straps. Now that may not mean much to you, but to me it’s another sign that I am … Continue reading

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Big-city Christmas: Goat cheese and roasted garlic beehive

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, watch the video below by clicking on the post title, “Big-city Christmas.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. Christkindlmarket in … Continue reading

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Small-town Christmas: Mother Hanks’ Hot Sauce

 If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, watch the video below by clicking on the post title, “Small-town Christmas.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. 1969, … Continue reading

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Cooking without Fire, Part II: Marinated skirt steak

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, watch the video below by clicking on the post title, Cooking Without Fire, Part II. You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can … Continue reading

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The Move

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Carole King by clicking on the post title, “The Move.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. Here … Continue reading

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Cooking without fire

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to The Doors by clicking on the post title, “Cooking without fire.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. … Continue reading

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Adventures at the Faire: Onion burgers, Scones

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Grace Slick below by clicking on the post title, “Adventures at the Faire.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can … Continue reading

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Before the fall: Lamb stew

 If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Willie and Frank below by clicking on the post title, “Before the fall.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can … Continue reading

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Seasonal disorder: Peanut sauce, Lebanese green beans and lamb

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to the video below by clicking on the post title, “Seasonal disorder.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. … Continue reading

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