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Curried Beef Short Ribs

Note: I found this was more realistically four servings.

Finishing this dish with lime zest and juice brightens its rich flavors.

Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces ribs, 2/3 cup rice, and about 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)

2 teaspoons canola oil
2 pounds ...continue reading

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Can You Use It In A Sentence?

Just watched Spellbound off of my Ne*tflix. It was recommended by Angie. It sounds kind of dorky because it is about kids competing in the 1999 national spelling bee. But it was really interesting, especially the family dynamics behind the kids. Then again I am into that sort of thing. Also I was sort of into spelling bees when I was a kid. Never got that competitive. Now I swear those brain cells have been murdered.

Edited: How weird is it that I wrote this post and this year's spelling bee ended today? The winning word was "autochthonous." Good golly.

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