pucker up

For some reason, I am craving lemons. Lemonade. Lemon pie. Lemon curd. Lemon cake… lemons. Maybe it is the sunny weather? Maybe I’m deficient in vitamin C? Or maybe it’s scurvy? Whatever the reason, here is a short list of lemony ideas to brighten your weekend:

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happy tuesday

Can you believe it is April already? I can’t. My brain is extra scattered lately, it must be spring fever or something. My often random ideas are even more diverse than usual. I’ve been thinking about everything from building furniture to spring cleaning and all sorts of stuff in between. This post was born of […]

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links: this and that

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Aren’t leeks pretty? I love the colors and the concentric circles… kind of like Nature’s tie dye. Remember I had all of that butternut squash? Well, I tried a recipe from Molly of Orangette for a warm butternut and chickpea salad with tahini. It was really good. Dan went back for a second helping. We […]

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a couple of ideas

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I’m away from my kitchen until Friday and so far I’m okay. The food has been good enough that I haven’t felt terrible withdrawals… yet. By Friday I will be very ready to start baking again though. But for now, here are a couple of last minute ideas for Thanksgiving this year…

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beets (roundup edition)

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Dan and I started getting a box of fruits and vegetables through a CSA about two months ago. They offer a few different kinds and sizes of boxes. We get what they call their “regular” box which gets a good mix of fruits and vegetables of all types. I wanted to try the “regular” box […]

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How do you like my new dress?

Okay, it’s not a dress. It’s a new look for my site. I started making small changes a couple of weeks ago and I just couldn’t stop. So… what do you think? I’d love to hear your opinions (“I love it!”, “I hate it!”, “You smell funny”… you know, whatever you’re thinking) and please let […]

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Catching up

I subscribe to a lot of blogs, and thanks to laziness and procrastination, I get really behind on reading them. There are times that I wonder why I don’t just unsubscribe to most of them if I can’t keep up. But then there are days like today when I have the time to catch up […]

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