The Little Issues Publication #251 – Life, laughter, and many nice meals! | Barefeet within the Kitchen

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Welcome to the weekend, my associates! The solar is shining as soon as once more and I’m a really joyful camper. I noticed the primary daffodils within the yard this week and I swear they’re smiling at me.

ON THE BLOG this week: Cheese Board Making 101 (a.ok.a. Tips on how to make a cheese board in 10 minutes or much less OR Tips on how to make a cheese board with out breaking the financial institution) is easier than you would possibly suppose! Whether or not I’m pulling collectively a late evening snack, a simple lunch, or appetizers for 20 individuals, cheese boards are my selection for therefore many events.

Saucy noodles, crisp sizzling greens, and tender bites of rooster are tossed collectively on this straightforward stir fry. A late-night Chinese language meals craving impressed this recipe for Stir Fry Noodles with Chicken and Vegetables. This can be a one-skillet meal that comes collectively in about 25 minutes.

With nearly a full pound of recent berries on this Strawberry Frosting, you’ll be able to style the berries in each chew. The frosting thickens properly for a pipeable frosting and it thins out fantastically for a strawberry icing that may be poured over a cake.

What I’m CRAVING: Chef Billy Parisi’s Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad caught my eye this week and like so lots of his improbable recipes, the images are positively mouthwatering. This sounds so good, it must occur in my kitchen very quickly.

What I’m LISTENING to: “Why Read Old Books?” by The Literary Life. This was their first podcast that I listened to and it was FANTASTIC. Oh, I cherished it a lot. It challenged me and impressed me to learn extra older books and to be extra selective with my studying as effectively. I’ve a brand new (technically, previous) checklist of books to learn now and I’m excited to dive into it.

What I’m READING: 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff. My good friend Rebecca advisable this guide to me and it’s a merely charming learn. The guide brings collectively twenty years of correspondence between Helene Hanff, a contract author dwelling in New York Metropolis, and Frank Doel, a used-book vendor, in London.

This was a fast learn, at below 100 quick pages, and it was a pleasure. The enjoyment that literature brings into their lives made me smile many instances and I added a number of extra books to my very own studying checklist.

“Twenty years from now you may be extra disenchanted by the belongings you didn’t do than by the belongings you did do. So, throw off the bowlines, sail away from the secure harbour and catch the commerce winds in your sails. Discover. Dream. Uncover.” ― Mark Twain

Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!

Mary

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