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Unemployed Sweet & Sour Chicken

Unemployed Sweet & Sour Chicken

Several years ago, the economy tanked, thousands of people lost their jobs, including Lydia and me. Lydia had been working as the Community Relations Manager for Barnes & Noble for several years and was making decent money. I had been working as a commercial escrow assistant for several years for…

Not a Recipe: Stocking up on Homemade Broth

Not a Recipe: Stocking up on Homemade Broth

I have never been the type to stockpile food.  For one, we just don’t have room.  We are apartment dwellers with a tiny kitchen and almost no cupboard space.  Despite that, there are a few key things I always try to have on hand for fast meals with good flavor:…