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[23 Dec 2010 | 17 Comments | 1,597 views]
Reading 2010

Inspired by the nearing of the end of this year, ┬árecent months of voracious reading, and posts on books by Austin Kleon and Tolly Moseley, I thought some of you would appreciate recommendations of the books that I truly enjoyed this year. Here they are, in alphabetical order — for fairness’ sake.

I read these particular books for various reasons that included because they were assigned by my food lovers book club (Medium Raw and Farm City), my mother recommended and lent them to me (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel …

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Recipes »

[20 Dec 2010 | 8 Comments | 2,907 views]
A Winter Vegetarian Meal

I’ve been cooking at home quite a bit lately and I hope you won’t mind if I share some of the recipes I’m experimenting with here. It’s a good way to keep paperless records after all!
Almost a month ago, I decided to make a vegetarian Shabbat dinner when Adam’s cousin Julie came into town.
I was inspired by The New York Times Well’s Vegetarian Thanksgiving series to make these Honey-Roasted Acorn Squash Rings from Cooking Light. I’ve never served squash this way and my guests thought the rings were really fun …

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[16 Dec 2010 | 8 Comments | 3,100 views]
Holiday Gift Ideas that Make Me Smile

I’ve been taking a little bit of a holiday from blogging and social media for a while. December just feels so frenetic with the holidays and the year end scramble at work that I decided to simplify my life.
However, I did want to share two awesome last-minute Christmas (or belated Chanukah) gift ideas with you.
About a month ago, my friends over at Whole Foods sent me a sample of their gift boxes. What I loved most about this present other than the delicious goodies inside was all the fun food …

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