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Graceie-   There are a number of excellent midwives in Seattle. If you search for previous threads asking for recommendations for a homebirth MW in Seattle, you'll find several starting points. You could also start a new thread.
I find an undertone with almost all my whole grain flours- this isn't limited to wheat. Its also not related to age, I have a tremendous turnover rate of baking supplies!
IME, whole grains are bitter. You could try decreasing the amount of WW flour by replacing a bit of the whole grian flour with all-purpose flour. You could also try to mask the flavor by increasing the other flavors a bit- add a bit of extra salt or extracts or sugar, or switch to more flavorful fats.
Ask her or her partner what she likes or wants? I typically aim for a large pan or pot because when I'm newly PP and nursing a newborn I'm STARVING and want easy to heat food round the clock. This cake was fabulous and paired with a big green salad makes a nice meal. http://smittenkitchen.com/2010/10/ca...parmesan-cake/ I loved this after I had my second! The dumplings can't be frozen but the stew can! http://smittenkitchen.com/2007/12/ch...and-dumplings/
I only have whole chickens available locally. I almost always buy the largest ones available and roast two at a time. We eat about 75% of the meat on one for a formal style meal- chicken, vegetables, bread, gravy. When cool, I pull the meat off the bones and use it in salads, sandwiches, casseroles, stir fries and whatever other dishes I can think up. The carcasses go in a large pot with water and a dash of vinegar and I make broth for the freezer.
http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/c...endations.aspx That link is a good resource for determining what kinds of fish are safe in what volumes. Generally long living predatory fish are more contaminated than fish with a shorter lifespan. Typically wild caught is safer than farmed. Remember that your body filters out harmful things. Not everything you eat ends up directly in your breastmilk.
simply recipes 101 recipes chocolate and zucchini pioneer woman cooks gluten-free girl and the chef engineer baker food in jars (more canning related) in Jennie's kitchen the kitchen sink recipes.com the decorated cookie i am baker joy the baker local kitchen
Definitely homemaker.
For me it is as simple as setting aside some time to spend on myself int eh morning. When I get up, instead of stumbling around the house in a daze, I make sure that I head to the shower and then from there I throw on a bit of makeup and some non-PJs. I cut my hair so its more manageable on a regular basis. I simplfied my makeup to be just some face powder to even out my skin tone and some blush and mascara to brighten up. Its really nothing fancy, but sets the tone for a...
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