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    Black Winter Truffles

    We set out in Southern France to experience a  hunt for winter truffles with Johan, and his friend, Jean Marc, who keeps two truffle hunting dogs and trains them specifically for this purpose. I had been looking forward to it, but it turned out to […]

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    Green Bean Tomato Salad

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      The garden has been exploding with tiny wild cherry tomatoes and jade green beans this year. If I sit quietly, I can see so much activity going on:tiny baby anoles climbing the hop vines, wasps buzzing about the bolting basil, honeybees on the squash […]

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  • Veggies Summer 2014

    Sweet Sweet Summertime

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    I have to say I am thrilled to see my blog is still in existence. I had serious doubts. I know I dropped off the face of the Earth for 5 months a while . I am not going to apologize anymore because sh* happens. You […]

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    Lately

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      There have been so many moments in the 4.5 month span since I last wrote on this blog when I wanted to just write, to come here and share a recipe I made or a restaurant I visited….but somehow those words never made it to […]

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    Farmer’s Market Friday: Simple Squash Soup

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    Vegetable gardens make me happy. I love getting my hands into the dirt and face close to the ground to investigate what is going on down there. If I look closely and sit very quietly next to a plant for a few minutes, I can […]

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  • Banana Bread Skinny

    A Skinny Banana Bread

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    Well hello there! I’ve missed you. Things have been nutzo lately, but finally I have a calm week to sort out  recipes and blog a bit. Big changes are happening over here. I can’t say  much more yet. I can tell you that we are […]

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    Change

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    I like marching onward in life , and embracing change as it comes…..but please please don’t ask me to change my daily routine. Go DANCING on a Thursday night until 2 in the morning when I have to get up at 5 a.m.? Yeah right. Spontaneously put […]

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    The next best thing to being in Italy

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    Hello from the dark depths of Tropical Storm Beryl, or as I like to call it the hypothetical- storm- that- forced- us- to-  cancel- our- weekend- kayaking- and- cycling- trip- and has- yet- to- produce- one- freaking -rain -drop. I’m not bitter. Not at all. […]

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    What I Am Loving Lately

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    Can we just pretend it is April 1st again, please? Because somehow the entire month has passed by so quickly that I have yet to post about Easter eats, my birthday eats, the actual Boston Marathon, and all that other stuff that has happened in between. Somehow in all […]

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Disclaimer:I am not a dietician or nutritionist, so please consult one if you have specific nutrition questions.