Monday, September 18, 2017

the quotidian (9.18.17)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary; 
everyday; ordinary; commonplace


If you ever get the urge to top a lemon blueberry cake with a tahini-sugar drizzle, don't.


By the quart: grape jelly.


Vintage tuna and macaroni salad, with peas.


Too bad I made two: a fresh tomato pie with grilled chicken and basil that no one much liked.


 Apples from our tree 
Scrappy and free
For pie


Oh, girls!



Snip-snip—OOPS, giggle-snortsnip. 
(I have no idea what I'm doing.)


What. You lookin' at me?



(Photo by my older son.)
In search of shade. 


Instructing.


Curious George.


A window for Chomper.


When dragons sleep....

This same time, years previous: nectarine bourbon pie, historical fun, in defense of battered kitchen utensils, the quotidian (9.16.13), the quotidian (9.17.12), goodbye summer, hello fall, the potluck solution, cornmeal whole wheat waffles, hard knocks.

9 comments:

  1. Um, aren't you going to require some weird maneuvering with the knife to get to the bottom of that jelly jar?
    That said, I have serious grape jelly envy.

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    1. A spoon---a long-handled spoon. Because that's how we eat our jelly...by the spoonful!

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  2. You have our deck table and chairs!

    P.S. Simply love the short haircuts on both your girls. And what happened when papa woke up??

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    1. It was quite the undertaking, battling the kid AND the knots, but he did it!

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  3. I beg to differ about the fresh tomato pie---absolutely scrumptious!

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  4. I've never had a fresh tomato pie but I absolutely love tuna macaroni salad. I have a box of small shells to make a batch tomorrow.

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    1. To me, tuna macaroni salad is always with small shells. It may still be delicious with the "wrong" pasta, but it just doesn't look right to me :)

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