Monthly Archives: March 2012

My Turn!

Remember how nice it was when Dana had the ladies over for lunch? Well, now it was my turn! Lunch, I thought, would be the perfect occasion to highlight Poppy’s and Ginger’s generous gifts to us. As I mentioned in … Continue reading

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Two-Tip Tuesday

Here’s Tip #1 (for local readers): If you’re throwing a big party and would rather not cook, order from Sunnin Lebanese Café in Westwood. You can’t go wrong. The best creamy hummus ever (better than mine, yes); perfect falafel; succulent … Continue reading

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Ladies who (cook) Lunch

Some friends and I wanted to get together for a little lunch before picking the kids up from school. We were pondering (via email) where to go when one of us spoke up: “Come to my house!” Dana wrote. “I … Continue reading

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In the Garden (and onto the Table)

Here’s what’s happening in the garden this week: My daughter’s sixth birthday present, a weeping mulberry, is starting to leaf! The citrus blossoms smell divine! The grape leaves are sprouting. And Anna and Dorset Golden apples have started to grow. … Continue reading

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Teeny Tinies

Look what Grandma brought back from a weekend in Ojai: The farmer called them “teenie tinies,” but I believe they’re really called kishus. I haven’t seen them in my local farmers market, but if you see them in  yours, pick … Continue reading

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Two-Tip Tuesday!

Tip Number One: Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’ annual FOOD FARE is this Thursday and tickets are still available for the afternoon and evening sessions. This year PPLA is honoring the lovely and fabulous and talented Suzanne Goin, owner of Lucques, … Continue reading

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