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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This week dragged on a little, as the week after a holiday generally does. It didn’t help that I was … Continue reading

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Skillet Vegetarian Chili

I wanted to make an easy, healthy, relatively quick dinner for myself and my boyfriend last night. At first I thought about doing a salad that I’ve had in my repertoire for a while, but given the cold weather we’ve … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake with Orange Blossom Whipped Cream

This is the first in a series of posts about everything I did with strawberries that I picked over the weekend. Somewhat incredibly, they’re almost all gone. Before I went out to Eckert’s on Saturday, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Pomodoro Sauce, Our Way

Awhile back, my younger sister Mollie and I tried our hand at creating our very own Pomodoro sauce.  If I had to guess, I’d say I was about eighteen or nineteen, and she was still in high school.  The only … Continue reading

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PuraVegan: A Venture into Raw Food

Two years ago before I left for France, I needed a three-month summer job.  I had just graduated from college, and didn’t want to work in an office all summer.  So, my options were pretty much limited to retail and … Continue reading

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Passover Recipes for the Carb-Addicted

Passover has always been one of my favorite holidays.  For those of you who don’t know, Passover is the celebration of the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt.  To commemorate this occassion, we have a “Seder,” or service, in … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Pie (or “Tarte aux Fraises”)

Something I love about the French are their constant vacations.  Not one month into teaching English abroad, I already had a school break.  I had two weeks off to do whatever I wanted, go whatever I wanted, and most importantly, … Continue reading

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