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“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine by your food” – Hippocrates

  You know its time to slow down when all five members of the household, from the nine year old to the 39 year old each have their own box of tissues by their side at all times. We have … Continue reading

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Commit to color!

Spring is nearly here! The count down is ON! My son and I went on our second training run this morning. We chose a route that took us uphill, but that meant it was downhill all the way home. There … Continue reading

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A double dog dare! and recipes

Garlic. I love garlic. I almost always double any garlic that a recipe calls for. Nothing smells better than a home kitchen with a bulb of garlic roasting in the oven. Last night we had chicken with 40 cloves of … Continue reading

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Why do I feel its necessary to point out that this is my husband’s plate?

Tonight was to be simple. Yesterday I carved two chickens and ended up only using a little over one. My next challenge would be how to stretch the remaining chicken into a meal that would feed us all. I chose … Continue reading

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I am definitely NOT french!

I think its a total and complete myth that the French eat lots of butter, cheese and drink lots of wine and yet are svelte. hm. I admit their portions are smaller, and they most likely eat “cleaner” than we … Continue reading

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If only you could smell through the screen!

Oh My Goodness! I am still savoring the taste of tonight’s dinner!!! It is by far my favorite meal so far since beginning this journey, but more on that later.   Its been a good day. I am acting as … Continue reading

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ANYTHING will taste good 2 hours past the dinner hour!

Its been a long weekend. The poor consomme had its starts and stops….first was the building of the brown stock. FYI, Cold water is one of the secrets to a clear stock.  After that I got my mirepoix in the … Continue reading

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