Monthly Archives: March 2009

Magnolia Cupcakes

Yesterday was Lucy’s birthday. Lucy is my son’s best friend (although once your 7 I don’t know if it’s cool for a boy to call his girl his ‘best friend’). Our families are close and the kids are like siblings. … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

It’s a virtual throwdown at the NY Times today. Julia Moskin and Kim Severson get $50 to make dinner for six and Frank Bruni was the judge. Was it Kim’s Mexican Feast (carnitas anyone?) or Julia’s French Italian (I do … Continue reading

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Just for Fun

It’s sick, it’s wrong, but you can’t stop looking…if this doesn’t inspire you to start eating healthy, I don’t know what will. Take a look and come back-I want to hear which was your favorite!

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Grown Up Birthday Presents

Tonight we’re going to a birthday dinner for a friend. It’s not a particularly special number but, a birthday none the less and certainly a good reason to gather around the table for a meal. So, what to bring as … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Happy Wednesday! Mmm….Biscuits. To me that phrase is as good as Homer echoing about donuts. I LOVE biscuits, especially slathered with butter and honey. Thankfully I don’t make them often. Today’s LA Times has a recipe from Harris Ranch for … Continue reading

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My Kind of Corned Beef

I’ve never been a fan of Irish style corned beef and cabbage. I know, it’s St. Patrick’s day and I’m probably commiting all kinds of Leprechaun sins by even saying that today but, it’s the truth. The corned beef is … Continue reading

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You’ve Tried the Rest Now Try the Best

When the 18th Street Pizzeria Delfina opened, the owners (and my good friends), Craig and Annie, gave me a t-shirt that said ‘You’ve Tried the Rest, Now Try the Best’ on the back. After being propositioned by a smarmy guy … Continue reading

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