Alisa. 37. New Hampshire. Married for almost three years to this wonderful, funny, smart guy. Previously married. Went through in-vitro fertilization to have my five year old magical son Keegan. Stepmother to the charming Isabelle (6). Gushingly in love with our baby boy Harper(1). Policy Wonk and dreaded bureaucrat. Lover of fine cuisine, honeybees, truly romantic moments and the underdog.
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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So I had this whole post written about secret fears of things going wrong. While writing I was interrupted three times by Keegan waking up and crying. This is unusual behavior. Then when I re-read it I felt that maybe putting it in print would somehow jinx me. Not being able to shake the feeling I decided to erase the post. Now I really need to go back upstairs and see if I can get the little guy to go back to sleep. Perhaps another day.

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