Phobia falls away with beefy success

Posted: May 21, 2014 at 3:01 a.m.

For years my pressure cooker has sat unused, taking up valuable cabinet real estate. I keep it on the front of a shelf, as a reminder of my fear. Every time I make a casserole or pan of lasagna I have to move the pressure cooker to get to my 13-by-9-inch baking dish. This is by design, a psychic nudge to someday get over my anxiety.

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