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January 2012

  • Curried Carrot and Coconut Soup


    I wish I had a more sophisticated palate, sadly, I don’t think my palate developed beyond that of a ten-year-old’s.
    I wish I was more open to all the wonderful varied food out there, yet there are so many things I just can’t bring myself to like – such
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  • Sweet Cashew Cream

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    I have a sweet tooth, there’s no denying it, and I don’t make excuses for it –
    I own it… which is why I’m always ten pounds away from my ideal weight.
    I love healthy food too, almost as much as I love junk food, so I’m constantly on
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  • A Perfect Day

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    Today was beautiful and unexpectedly sunny, like a perfect bouquet.
    We haven’t had one of those in a while… It’s amazing how easily nature brightens the day and lifts the spirit.
    It makes me happy.

    You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. –

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  • Adventures in Border Crossings

    I’ve always loved those photos, you know… of people straddling two countries in the middle of nowhere on a lone road with a weathered sign post or tiny demarcation.


    When I was a kid, I read a book about a girl from Maine who crossed the border every weekend to Continue Reading...

  • Roasted Okra & Black Beans


    I probably wouldn’t have liked okra as an adult if I hadn’t grown up eating it.
    It’s not like I really liked it growing up, in fact I’ve always been wary of okra.
    Okra is one of those vegetables that divide people, some love it and some hate it.


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