Category Archives: Dinner Talk

The Year in Review – or Let’s Start Baking

I missed out on all of the “2012 in Review” posts that seem obligatory when you run a blog. The end of the year came and went in a haze – the haze being my eyes glazing over while playing … Continue reading

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Food, interrupted

It’s nearly impossible to write about food when you’re stuck at home with a stomach virus. I spent the past two days living in bed, followed by stints on the couch. I’ve eaten three cans of Amy’s No-Chicken Noodle Soup … Continue reading

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In which we bypassed Thanksgiving

After talking about not really cooking for a few days, I actually did spend almost a week without cooking. On Tuesday morning we left for our honeymoon, and thanks to an all-inclusive resort, I had no reason to think about … Continue reading

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A week of not cooking

I have been having a hard time cooking this week. After a marathon session of cooking through the CSA items on Sunday (rutabaga, sweet potato kugel, turnips, and more), I had to put it all aside on Monday. Our friends … Continue reading

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Holiday Cooking

It started. A few weeks ago the latest copy of VegNews magazine arrived – the infamous holiday issue with pages and pages of Thanksgiving recipes. Then Pinterest turned into a veritable holiday spread. All of the food blogs are talking … Continue reading

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Cooking during the hurricane

All of the pots are holding water — broccoli lentil curried soup made in a wok.

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Where cooking and horses collide.. and not in that way!

Five years ago I did the unthinkable. I quit my job and moved into the loft of a barn. I had just accepted a job working for a horseback riding trainer. I was excited to leave my first office job … Continue reading

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Food labels – where the discussion falls short

Mark Bittman had an interesting article in the NYTimes regarding food labels last week, and what an ideal label might look like. Check out the article for yourself here – My Dream Food Label. He suggests a three part process … Continue reading

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The search for chai

I stopped drinking coffee over two years ago. That statement is a little misleading, but on occasion, I will still have a cup. It might not be a regular coffee, sometimes it’s a latte, or a cappuccino, or whatever – … Continue reading

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Day Five of Marriage: Still Sick

Now that the wedding is over (which I’m still processing), we’ve quickly moved on to other things. Of course we had some fun on the first day – we made a stop in Pittsburgh on the way home from Ohio … Continue reading

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