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Mar 6, 2023Liked by Rebecca May Johnson

I just made the chicory! I've never made anything like it before, it was wonderful, both in the cooking and the eating.

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ahh so happy to hear that! X

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Feb 21, 2023Liked by Rebecca May Johnson

This St John evening is what I LOVE about your writing - your social observations are so juicy and flavorful ;)

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The way you described your dining experience at the bar had me feeling I'd join you there. I'm going to come back to the post to re-read the recipe.

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Feb 20, 2023Liked by Rebecca May Johnson

loved this so much, made me want to——need to!!——take myself out to dinner-at-a-bar

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Feb 20, 2023Liked by Rebecca May Johnson

Same. Must-get-out. Just by myself with a good book.

Sending you best wishes and condolences Rebecca.

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Thanks! And you must!!

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This time of year, I get what my grandfather called 'the flits'. It's a desire to be Out out, and to be seen, and feel like I am really alive and in the world. Possibly similar to what drives other animals in the spring! Sometimes it feels like a bubbly inner restlessness- but a pleasant, not anxious experience. London in the spring is a fantastic place.

I'm also sorry to hear about your family news Rebecca. Sending love and fortitude.

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that is such a good term for it! exactly like that - and thanks very much, Rx

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Feb 20, 2023Liked by Rebecca May Johnson

Credit where credit is due !!

https://medium.com/@kolhatkar/roast-potatoes-7c92f06e92c1

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Feb 20, 2023Liked by Rebecca May Johnson

Catalyst is great! Sorry though to hear about your family news. Hope everything is okay, and wishing all the best.

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we loved it too! And thank you Aaron – a close bereavement, Sam's father, but he's doing OK.

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Feb 20, 2023Liked by Rebecca May Johnson

I recently learnt that starch inhibits crispness in roast potatoes and if you wash three times it helps - it really does ! Try it next time -

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Ooh I soaked them in water before cooking which I think also helped this time - will rinse more times too - thanks for the information!

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