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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Throwback of the House: Sea Pie Guarantees You'll Die Alone

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click to enlarge ROBIN WHEELER
  • Robin Wheeler
While your Shepard of the Sea Pie bakes, line a saucepan with wet lettuce leaves. Add frozen peas, top with more wet lettuce, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes for some overcooked, iceberg lettuce-flavored peas on the side. They'll help kill the taste of fish oil and self-loathing.

click to enlarge ROBIN WHEELER
  • Robin Wheeler
Sea Pie makes a perfect single serving, if you live alone at the top of a bean stalk. Eat the whole thing -- and you will because it's got the same flavorless, narcotic effect as Summer Cheese Bake -- and you'll be in an Omega-3 and carb coma for so long that the neighbors will call the cops to check on the foul smell coming from your home. Don't worry. Sea Pie's supposed to smell like that.

I'm sure that smell and your eating disorder have nothing to do with why your neighbors won't be friends with you. Really.

Robin Wheeler writes the blog Poppy Mom. After years of making and eating fancy food, Robin is sick of it all. She's returning to the basics: recipes that haven't surfaced in three decades. She reports on the results for Gut Check every Tuesday.

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