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Quatre-quarts: four by four mistakes

When I read the directions for Dorie’s quatre-quarts, this week’s French Fridays recipe, I thought, “Oh, how simple, I’ll double the recipe and make two!”  Dorie notes that the recipe is simplicity itself — four parts each eggs, flour, butter, … Continue reading

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The perfect mistake

A week ago, one of my 7th grade classes sent me into a rant about mistakes. First, TS interrupted his classmate, CM, who was providing a fairly accurate comment about the impact of Eli Whitney’s cotton gin on the demand … Continue reading

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