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Carrot and Avocado Salad

April 29, 2010

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I’m freaking in love with avocados.  Like, I could eat one every single day and never ever get tired of them.  Despite living in the North East, I grew up on avocados.  My mom is from California and loves avocados almost as much as I do, so we […]

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"Osso Buco" Stew, Sorta OK Not Really

March 4, 2010

Yes, this is osso buco stew, not osso buco.  Why? Mainly because sometimes I am lazy.  I did not want to have to check it and baste it, especially since it was an amazing miracle that the pot I cooked it in even fit in my countertop oven.  Yes, I slow cooked osso buco for […]

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Simple Potato Bowl

February 3, 2010

Simplicity can come in a bowl. There are days when it takes all the energy I have to convince myself to drag my feet down the icy sidewalk, wind whipping at my face and chapped lips, hunching my shoulders up to try to keep my scarf in place as I walk home after a long […]

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Ten Tips for Saving Money on your Groceries

January 15, 2010

This seemed an appropriate post for the recent passing of the New Year, given that many people have resolved to be a bit firmer with their budgeting under the current economic conditions.  Just remember, eating good natural food does not have to break your bank.  And neither does eating cheaply mean being stuck with instant […]

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Butternut and Sweet Potato Hash with Turkey Sausage

December 10, 2009

I love having a hot breakfast.  It’s not too often that I have the time in the mornings to spend cooking a great hot breakfast, but when I do it’s often the highlight of my day.  There is just something about fried eggs and a steaming hot plate of delicious food sitting in front of […]

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Egg Nog Latte

November 9, 2009

Did I ever mention that I love espresso?  If you know me at all you will know that is a gross understatement.  Coffee (in some form or another) is an absolute necessity in my daily life.  And because of that, I have a lot of fun trying new coffee based beverages.  Ever since I saw […]

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