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26Aug/120

When You’re Asked to “Bring a Dish”

There are many times during the year where I’m often asked to “bring a dish” to either a potluck, a new mother in need, a family cookout… you name it. And as much as I love cooking long involved things, I often procrastinate until the last minute when it comes to these cooking obligations, leaving Read the full article…

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20Aug/120

For the Love of Bread

It’s been a while now that I’ve been making all of our bread, instead of buying it from the store (with a few exceptions.) One of my favorite recipes is a fermented dough using your choice of cereal grains (personally I like quinoa and millet) – but being a fermented/sponge type of recipe, it’s not Read the full article…

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18Aug/120

Time is of the Essence

I can’t believe it’s been almost two weeks since I posted last. And yet, I can believe it, since I’ve been so busy. This was the first month after a three-month hiatus that I have had to layout the newsletter for The Mother Connection (the newsletter has a large combined “Summer” issue, before resuming a Read the full article…

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30Jun/120

Tzatziki, a Most Versatile Sauce

I love tzatziki. So does Hunter. Chris, not so much (not being a fan of cucumbers.) I love dipping pita chips in it, but I also love it slathered on top of falafel, and as a dipping sauce for samosas. I know, this is probably sacrilegious to some people – mixing a Greek sauce with Read the full article…

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24Jun/120

In Memory of Martini Mondays

Before we had children, Chris and I would often “celebrate” Mondays by having martinis after we got home from work. Chris used to have one made with orange juice and zest, and I made one with plum wine and ginger syrup. We weren’t huge drinkers then, so I’m not sure we ever finished our cocktails. Read the full article…

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