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“Mycroft’s Delight” Revisited

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I’ve made Diane Duane’s “Mycroft’s Delight” a couple of times in the past (I wrote it up back in January, 2016) but there were some changes I wanted to make — in particular, getting rid of the tropical-oil-laden Nutella used … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

This past weekend, I read a couple of YA novels that took the standard fairy-tale premise of “the prince saves the princess and they lived happily ever after” and turn it around into “the princess saves the princess (and whether … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: EuropeanCuisineLady’s Black Bun

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Somewhere, and I can’t exactly pin down either where or when, EuropeanCuisineLady (in real life, American-Irish SF writer Diane Duane, co-proprietor of European Cuisines with her husband Peter Morwood) posted something about how it was getting to be the time … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Diane Duane’s “Mycroft’s Delight”

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I stumbled across this recipe one day when I was digging through Diane Duane’s tumblr looking for something else (I no longer remember what). As soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to make it. It’s associated with … Continue reading

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Long-term update: Braunekuchen and split-pea soup; also, yummy chocolate

Last month I made Diane Duane’s Braunekuchen and Joanne Chang’s split-pea soup. The Braunekuchen recipe says they get better if kept in a sealed container for a few weeks; I ate the last two earlier this week, but honestly did … Continue reading

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Diane Duane’s Braunekuchen and ATK’s cheese souffle

A few weeks ago, I said that I was making Braunekuchen, a northern German spice cookie, from a recipe Diane Duane posted on her blog. I made them the Sunday before Martin Luther King Day, and I’ve been eating them … Continue reading

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This week’s Diane Duane quote

Maybe this one is really intended for me more than whatever readers I may have here: It is perhaps one of life’s more interesting ironies that, of the many who beseech the Goddess to send them love, so few will … Continue reading

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More recipe fun

A week ago, I promised an update on Diane Duane’s Tessinerbrot recipe (original recipe here). I’ve now eaten the whole loaf, which is at least one good sign. On the whole, it seemed like a fairly ordinary soft white sandwich … Continue reading

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Diane Duane’s Tessinerbrot

Back in the summer of 2011, Diane Duane published a recipe on her blog for Tessinerbrot, which is the German name for a white bread from the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. She adapted the recipe from the Web site of … Continue reading

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Musing on accent accommodation

All this reading of Diane Duane novels reminded me of something I observed a while ago. Back in the summer of 2012, I heard, in relatively quick succession, recordings of two Americans living in the British Isles: a podcast interview … Continue reading

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