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Smoked Chickpeas. No, Not That Kind.

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So I’ve been mentally packing for my trip this week. One of the items I was giddily going to include was my new pair of cream Sperry Topsiders. Then the darkness set in: a cruel trick from Mother Nature, a plot against me in my desire to wear warm weather footwear. I tell you what, […]

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Sesame Noodles

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Two snow days in a row have taught me something vitally important. The Cosby show is still genius. Sesame Noodles: What it took for 2: * 1/2 pound whole wheat spaghetti * 3 Tbs. all natural peanut butter * 3 Tbs. soy sauce * 2 Tbs. brown sugar * 1 tsp sambal oelek * 6 […]

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Making Fresh Pasta. Oh Yes You Can.

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As I sit here Sunday afternoon, still sipping my reheated morning coffee and keeping an eye on yet another Winter blast on the way, I have four thoughts: 1) Our local weatherman lied. 2) I really need a manicure. 3) Why is it not April? 3) Make fresh pasta in small batches. It’s a lot […]

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Asparagus Salad. I Promise This Is Good.

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So you know how in the world of professional makeup sometimes artists use an anti-redness primer under the makeup? It’s supposed to alleviate red splotches on the skin and even out tone? Well guess what. I bought some, and I LOOK INSANE. Put a couple of bolts in my neck and call me Frankie. After […]

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A New Kind of Sauce

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Can I see a show of hands of you who love eating pasta? Good, good. Now, can I see a show of hands of those watching their waistline? Yep, new year, makes sense. Lastly, can I see a show of hands of you who would like a healthier take on pasta with a rich sauce […]

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Almost Weekend Soup

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I keep thinking it’s Friday. What a cruel trick my mind is playing on me. The good news is, I have 3 more power foods to share with you tonight! This should help us coast into the weekend safely. Oh who am I kidding, WHY IS IT NOT FRIDAY? …that felt good. Tonight’s suppa features: […]

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The Root of Happiness

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I always forget how much I appreciate a big salad for dinner. They tend to be a lunchtime staple for me, and so often the idea of coming home after a long day to a plate of lettuce leafs lacks a bit of satisfaction appeal. Plus, it’s winter. We are supposed to be craving starches […]

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A Christmas Poem. No, I’m Serious.

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The sniffles continue, the aches come and go. I looked outside and behold, there’s snow! Our bowls are filled with spicy thai curry. We sit on the couch as the wine makes me slurry. Alright I can sense you shaking your head. Moving on. Karee Curry with Veggies and Tofu: What it takes for maybe […]

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Monday, With Cream

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Today I sat at my holiday-infested desk and stuffed roughly 450 Christmas cards into envelopes. This could have been a nightmare, but guess what? This year we ordered the peel and seal style envelopes! Translation: No licking. No transporting rosemary flavored cracker crumbs to the envelope flap. No raw/sour tongue for the next month. Merry […]

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It’s How We Roll

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A couple of weeks ago Aaron came home from a business trip, buzzed with excitement. The trip was cool for him on multiple levels: he got to hang out with a famous NBA player, sit courtside at an NBA game and most importantly, he got to taste the food prepared by the basketball player’s personal […]

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