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An End, and Moving On

An End, and Moving On

And so, three months later, Mom followed her husband of 70 years. The only surprise was that she had not preceded him. A year ago, Mom fell – simply collapsed in front of me. I caught her and the injury was trivial, but enough to […]

Farewell, 2019 (and Family News)

Farewell, 2019 (and Family News)

It’s been quite a year… You may notice that I have done very little with Inhabited Kitchen this year. Well, that’s because all my time and effort was being spent actually inhabiting that kitchen – and Mom’s room, and… Parent care was much more labor […]

Creamy Tomato and Navy Bean Soup

Creamy Tomato and Navy Bean Soup

Creamy Tomato and Navy Bean Soup has become a staple for lunch in our house! The parents enjoy it, and find it easy to eat, and I can throw it together from pantry ingredients in no time! Going through the posts from the last year, […]

Quick Chipotle Peanut Sauce

Quick Chipotle Peanut Sauce

  Fix this quick chipotle peanut sauce very easily, and then keep it on hand to use in many recipes! An easy way to add flavor, moisture, and nutrition for our elderly parents! I originally wrote this three years ago. I thought sauce was useful […]

Mostly Mindless Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce

Mostly Mindless Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce

The easiest way I’ve ever cooked pasta sauce in a crockpot turns out to be the most flavorful. Our elderly parents love it, and eat it with no problem!