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Between Seasons

What to cook when it’s hot outside but you’re desperately longing for rich, fall food? When it’s too early for stew and you’re not quite craving crumbles? Welcome to a mid-October dilemma in LA. Friends were coming for dinner and … Continue reading

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Two-Tip Tuesday!

Hello again. Today’s tips are two quick recipes that are perfect for this time of year (at least in sunny California)! Tip One: White bean salad. You can throw it together in no time. Here’s how: Toss a pint of … Continue reading

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It’s Two-Tip Tuesday!

Here are some end-of-summer tips for you today. Tip One: Make a peach pie! It’s hard to improve on a perfect summer peach, whether it’s sweet and white inside or tart and yellow. In fact, I don’t think you can … Continue reading

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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

Tuesday has rolled around again and this week we have tips for avoiding–or curing–that cold that’s going around. Tip One: Tazo Green Tea, Zen variety. I had this at a friend’s house a couple of weeks ago and am now … Continue reading

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Intentional leftovers

In preparation for dinner with two friends from out of town, I went shopping. On my list was a 7- to 8-pound pork butt (aka “shoulder”). My husband wrote up that shopping list (surprise?) and would be cooking so I … Continue reading

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