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Prosciutto wrapped turkey roulade

November 15, 2013
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Despite coming from a family that cooks regularly and enjoys cooking and preparing food as much as eating it at the table together, I never really learned how to cook during my childhood. I have many memories of my mom decorating some of the most elaborate birthday cakes for my sister and myself, which to […]

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Butter Poached Salmon. Learning to Listen.

April 15, 2013
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Have you ever stopped to listen? Listen to the sounds of the world around you? Sitting outside I find myself appreciating the different songs of the birds, and taking comfort at night in the rhythmic inhale/exhale of my sleeping baby girl.  I hear the traffic outside amidst the gusty thrusts of the year’s first thunderstorm […]

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Grapefruit Mint Salad

February 26, 2013
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I love eating grapefruits in the winter, I think they are just one of the prettiest fruits.  Maybe it’s the ruby red – the way it entices and sparkles in the light, or simply the anticipation of that tart juicy flavor just waiting to be scooped up and tasted.  While I have had more time […]

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Carrot and Squash Soup

October 16, 2012
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This week Autumn arrived, finally! Cool breezes, chilly drizzle and low-lying flat clouds that obscure the mountains from view.  And now I’ve done it again.  For having so much to say, why is it that I always start out talking about the weather? You would think I would have something a little less mundane to […]

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A Gluten Free French Omelette

March 12, 2012
A Gluten Free French Omelette

Ha, I know what you’re thinking – duh, of course an omelette is gluten free! Why are you calling something that never had gluten to begin with a gluten free recipe?  Well, there’s a reason and a story to go with this one, I promise. It all started with a discussion on the merit of […]

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Mango Avocado Salad

December 4, 2011
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It’s amazing how I can go visit my family for two weeks and come back to find that there has been an abrupt yet complete transformation into Winter.  No snow here yet, but that nip is in the air and the wind blows with a chill that makes anyone want to bundle themselves up in […]

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