Grand Finale

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

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How to Feed Your Children

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Akiva: Food!!!

 

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Iris: Eew. I’m so messy!

 

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Akiva: Iris, you’re funny!

 

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Snapshots

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

I haven’t been taking photos lately.

I used to take a lot.

Now I’m mostly tired.

Luckily, things are mostly still the same:

Iris is still sillyβ€”

 
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Akiva is still getting bigger at an amazing rateβ€”

 

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And Mom still laughs until milk comes out her noseβ€”

 

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Thank you for visiting, Mom & Dad.

I love you so much.

My Genetic Contribution

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Apetite.

 

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Amazingly, between the tremendous size of the high-chair tray

 

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and the gasket-like quality of the silicone bib,

 

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practically nothing got on the floor.

 

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Two years later: Iris takes some big bites.

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

It has been WAY too long since I have taken photos of my baby Iris eating.

 

 

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See baby Iris eating here.

 

 

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WHAT? I DON’T HAVE A BABY NAMED IRIS???

 

 

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See slightly older baby Iris eating here.

 

 

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Oh. I now have a little girl named Iris.

 

 

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It has been two years since I last took a series of photos of her eating at the table!

 

 

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To where has the time flown?

 

 

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Tonight, Iris was showing how she can take really big bites of a big fork.

 

 

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Eggs with sausage and spinach; cream-cheese and sauerkraut on the side.

 

 

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Multiple refills required for the sauerkraut plate.

 

 

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Yum.

 

Snack with Olin and Brown Bear

Friday, March 14th, 2014

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My sweet potato custard obsession

Monday, December 30th, 2013

I made up a recipe for sweet potato custard pie before Christmas.

Martin thought it was fantastic; I thought it was imperfect.

So I made up another one. This time I left out the crust. Really, I’m just interested in the formation of custard.

It was real yummy, but then I ate too much, which didn’t feel so good.

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sweet potato pie

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Here’s my recipe, because I didn’t see anything like it on line, and because it’s the only thing I photographed today:

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2 cups (about 2 medium) sweet potato, boiled and peeled

Β½ cup sugar

3 eggs

Β½ Tablespoon cornstarch

2 cups heavy (whipping) cream

Β½ teaspoon coffee extract

tiny dash of cinnamon

bigger dash of ginger

blob of molasses; about 2 Tbsp

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Mix well everything but the eggs and cream. Beat in the eggs. Mix in the cream.

Pour into 4 custard dishes (equivalent of one 9″ pie)

Bake at 400Β°F for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted halfway between center and outside comes out clean.

Cool.

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Iris calls it pie. Now after dinner she chants, “Pie! Pie!”

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