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The Year of the Rabbit


Today is the Chinese New Year. And I forgot all about it! I arrived at work this morning to find baskets filled with goodies and New Year wishes “Kung Hee Fat Choy”. It is now the Year of the Rabbit. … Continue reading

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Bagels, Bagels, Bagels


I was talking to a friend about food yesterday. (Is that surprising? Yeah, I didn’t think so…) In this conversation, I commented that I love to make bagels in many different flavors and continued on about something else, while he … Continue reading

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Journal. 8.11.2010


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

It was hot today as I ventured into the garden to see what would await the dinner table. I found:

tomato plants heavy with fruit which has yet to ripen
eggplants that I am beginning to wonder if they will produce any fruit at all (though the leaves are a gorgeous deep purple now, making me smile)
corn stalks that I am proud to say we started from seed and are now growing nearly as tall as my 13-year-old girl child
potatoes, oh so many potato plants (I will definitely be sharing those crops!)
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If You Build it… They Will Eat


The kitchen table is a magical place. Wouldn’t you agree? It is there where you dream and where you get to have long talks with your family and your friends. It is the kitchen table that makes life, dreams, and love possible. If the kitchen table is so magical, I have to wonder why more people don’t sit around theirs. It seems to me that the best way to have a magical life is to create it around your kitchen table. Continue reading

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Like Old Times


Stir Fry & “Friends”… just like old times! It’s been several years since my friend moved away, and several years since we have enjoyed Stir Fry and sat down to watch “Friends” together. When I got the news that she … Continue reading

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Stirring up Excitement


One of my best friends used to live in the same apartment building as me. We would get together every Thursday night and I would make Stir Fry and we would watch “Friends” while we ate. Well, “Friends” ended… and she moved away to warmer climates… our weekly date went MIA. Continue reading

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Jerk Chicken Salad


I am just back from a wonderfully relaxing weekend at the beach with some of my favorite people! While there, I made dinner one night for everyone (Does that surprise you? I’m at the beach and I wanted to cook … Continue reading

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