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I have not read a single book since we started our stay-at-home confinement. I just can't get my mind to slow down enough to focus on a story. By the […]

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On Marriage, and a Recipe for Lisa’s Egg Sandwich

In August, Elie and I celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary with a getaway to Vancouver. While we visit Vancouver often, it’s always with Theo to visit family. We seldom get […]

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My Favorite Kale Salad

It's funny the food memories that imprint in your mind and never dim. I first had a version of this kale salad at Gjelina in August of 2011. My dear […]

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The Best Hummus

When you visit the Old City of Jerusalem, walk through the entrance to the Muslim quarter and follow the sloped path through the spice vendors and past the shops selling […]

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Whole Grain Carrot Apple Muffins

I'm at the stage of motherhood where I want to go back and relive the last 26 months all over again, knowing what I know now. Knowing that tiny infant, […]

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Granola Breakfast Cookies

As I mentioned in my last post, I've decided not to go back to work, at least for now. Before Theo was born, I wasn't sure if I would want […]

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The Best Olive Oil Granola

The world probably doesn’t need another granola recipe.  There are certainly enough out there to choose from.  But, here goes anyway, because you never know when the next one you […]

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Pimiento Cheese & Spicy Sesame Wafers

I don’t know why my childhood holds such vivid memories of pimiento cheese.  Mom didn’t make it often, so I mostly indulged at church potlucks and in the homes of […]

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