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The Week in Review: New York, Sandy and Lots of Food

[Random Broadway photo. Can you spy the person in the crowd wearing a squirrel costume?]

So, where the heck have I been this past week? It feels like a long time since I last posted on this blog. In reality, it’s only been since last Thursday’s Wellness Weekend. Even […]

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Podcast with Kelly of The Spunky Coconut

[Kelly with her youngest cutie-patootie, Ginger. Image from Kelly’s Facebook page. ]

Many of you already follow Kelly, the powerhouse behind The Spunky Coconut blog, mom of three, grain-free baker and cook extraordinaire. When Kelly asked me if I’d like to join her for one of her popular podcast […]

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Great Eats on the Road: It’s a Wonderful Town!

[“Hey, Mum, this is a really Big Apple!”]

How did the HH and I end up in New York last weekend? Well, it all started last December, after the HH had a car accident.

Thankfully, no one was hurt in the fender-bender, but that left my honey without a […]

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Weekend Update* and Food Four Ways

*Really more like a “beginning of February update,” but since the HH and I watched Saturday Night Live yesterday (love that Mike Myers!), I’ve got that phrase on the brain.

[Gillian (of Confessions of a Young Woman) and me at Fresh on Bloor.]

I. Shared Food (with a […]

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It’s My Birthday–Have a Cigar

A very heartfelt “THANK YOU” to everyone who left birthday wishes on Facebook, twitter, and via email! I loved hearing from all of you, and your comments and good wishes made this birthday one of the best ever. So thanks, everyone, for making my day that much brighter! 😀

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How I Spent My Florida Vacation, Part II: Sarasota. A Copycat Recipe. And Alligators!

[Do you have any idea how scary it was to snap a closeup of this alligator?!

Me, neither. (Source)]

After that harrowing ordeal in the airport and the relentless carnival atmosphere of Miami Beach in the first half of our trip, the HH and I were […]

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How I Spent My Florida Vacation, Part I

[Sorry this is a long post. . . feel free to chop it up into manageable segments, like a honkin’ big Florida grapefruit.]

Does this look like a deadly weapon?

Can it really be a week since the HH and I took off for parts unknown in […]

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Vegetarian Veggie Burgers that are Made from Vegetables

[NB: Just a reminder that you have eight chances to win a free copy of my new cookbook, Sweet Freedom, in the next post!]

I was around 12 when my friends and I first began to find ourselves interested in boys as romantic partners, and not simply background annoyances […]

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Holiday Brunch-Worthy: Tofu Omelet with Pesto, Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms

Now, I realize I promised a light and not-too-filling recipe today, but before we get to that, I must share something very rich and decadent and–because I ate most of it in one sitting–rather filling: the Peppermint Ritter Sport bar I won (a while ago, now) in Amey’s contest!

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