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curious orange: butternut squash & apple soup

This soup is still simmering away on the stove, so I have no idea how exactly it will taste, but if I can go by smell alone, “Damn! This is fine soup!”

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thanksgiving pt. 2: spiced cranberry chutney + pumpkin chocolate chip cake

It seems that good food and good boardgames go hand in hand at my house. I’m sure my downstairs neighbours never want to hear “Corner on wheat!!!” at 2am ever again, but a good, roaring (and perhaps drunken) game of…

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baked oatmeal

After cursing that the OC had been replaced by a baseball game, I went on my computer to drown my sorrows in ones and zeros. I discovered a new food blog and decided that I was going to make this…

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leftovers: galettes de riz

Yesterday I decided to spend a bit of time to have a great lunch. I had some red swiss chard and left-over rice and I had remembered seeing Clotide’s recipe for Galettes de Riz which seemed like an excellent way…

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pumpkin waffles

When autumn rears it’s head, I like to be prepared. A warm sweater and a scarf for the evenings is usually necessary and I try to carry my red & white polka-dot umbrella where ever I go, just in case.…

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hooray for autumn: spicy squash pasta

Last night I was cheering that it had only rained one day this past week. I spoke too soon and I managed to get all soaking wet from my bike ride today. I’ve been busy this past week volunteering my…

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2 easy peasy snacks: popsicles & lemony green beans

Last night we had some friends over. They brought over the 1958 Newport Beach Jazz Festival dvd and the Monterrey Pop Festival dvd. We promised them snacks. Because it’s been so hot, I didn’t really want to do any serious…

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poor girl salad (aka my waldorf salad)

Returning from a month long holiday and paying for a wedding can really drain a girl’s finances (as well as the finances of her newly betrothed). There isn’t really much in our pockets for frivolous items and sadly, exciting (and…

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