Multiverse Apple Pecan Pancakes with Apple Cinnamon Maple Syrup

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When we walk back inside, Charlie is at the stovetop flipping pancakes.

“Smells great,” I say.

He asks, “Will you make your fruit thing?”

“Sure.”

I takes me a moment to locate the cutting board and a knife.

I stand next to my son, peeling the apples and dicing them and adding the pieces to a saucepan filled with simmering maple syrup.

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

How do I even sum up the epicness that is Dark Matter? This was such a fun read and  was reminiscent of The Martian. Jason Dessen is a content family man, if not at times dissatisfied with his mediocre career as a physicist. When he’s dropped into an Odyssean adventure through the multiverse, Jason discovers just how far he’s willing to go to get back to hearth and home, middling career included.

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Recipe: Herb-y Bacon Mushroom Quiche

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‘Food isn’t about getting through the day, Sebastian.’ She waved her bread under his nose as if he didn’t already have his own piece just begging to be finished. ‘It’s about stopping and appreciating the moment. It’s about exploring new tastes and textures. It’s about giving yourself a little piece of comfort or joy and sharing that with others.’

The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine, 4/5 stars

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Recipe: Baked Pistachio Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

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Sam O’Neill drew a deft little caricature of the two of us as Mulder and Scully (I still have it, somewhere) and Cassie stuck it to the side of her computer, next to a bumper sticker that said BAD COP! NO DONUT! 

— In the Woods by Tana French, 5/5 stars

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