Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ready to crack(er)

I try, whenever I can, to abide by a simple dietary rule: if the food in question is not something that would be considered “healthy,” if I want to eat it, then I need to make my own from scratch. … Continue reading

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The Birthday Feast

Yesterday was my husband’s birthday. I did not post a love-filled message of birthday joyfulness on his Facebook page. I did not shop in the ‘Husband’ section of Hallmark. In fact, I completely forgot to give him the card I … Continue reading

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Stock-ing up for the new year.

From Anthony Bourdain’s Les Halles cookbook: “What’s missing in your home cooking? Why doesn’t that dish you painfully re-created from the chef’s recipe taste like it does in the restaurant? What’s wrong with your soup, your sauces, your stews? The … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy 2011 to all – wishing you a great year full of delicious foods.

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