Monthly Archives: October 2011

from meat to mousse

I have an odd question for you: would you like to make the butcher at your grocery store very happy? If so, I have the answer for you: ask for something really out of the ordinary, like 30 french cut lamb … Continue reading

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Cinnamon and brown sugar and everything nice

“Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of.” I love this little rhyme, it is so darling. I probably extra love it because I am a girl and like to think about all the nice things I … Continue reading

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I heart goop and crumble

“Gwyneth Paltrow needs to get over herself.” This was the MSN headline the other day. I have two things to say about this: one, don’t the writers over at MSN have better things to be writing about and two, I heartily do not … Continue reading

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Trees in protest and apples in the oven

I live on a street lined with old trees and these old trees turned a beautiful burnt orange last week. And this week, with the resigned knowledge that comes with many seasons passed, these trees have thrown their gorgeous ornaments all over my lawn as though they are stamping … Continue reading

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