by Karina Coombs “I dedicated my waist to the first cookbook. I dedicated my hips to the second cookbook and
We are going on our second year in the antique rental house. And I can feel the familiar calling of fall now that the hard little pears are starting to fall to the ground with a distinctive thud. I wish I knew what kind of pears they are or what to do with them. We have two trees of the same mysterious variety. They get to be slightly smaller than a baseball and stay rock hard throughout the growing season. Last year I left a number of them on the counter for weeks at a time and they just got harder, not softer. It doesn’t matter if I pick them off the tree or wait until they fall; they are impenetrable to both tooth and knife. Most of them take on the physical characteristics of a potato with weird knobs and divots rather than the classic pear shape (though the photo does not show this) so I’m wondering if I
~ Something nobody needs in their kitchen, but amusing all the same. I’ve never thought about tube-shaped eggs until now. Thanks BoingBoing.
We have a mouse in our oven. Rather, we had a mouse in our oven. It expired from unnatural causes.