Valentine’s Day Mousse
February 12, 2012

We don't usually celebrate Valentines' Day in our house, at least not in the traditional, heart-shaped box of candy way. Honestly, I'd much rather have...

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Cranberry Waldorf Salad
November 15, 2011

My mom has been making Cranberry Waldorf Salad on Thanksgiving day for as long as I can remember. We think the recipe was a hand-me-down...

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Paleo Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake With Maple-Vanilla Frosting
November 15, 2011

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! We're keeping it low key this year: It's just Dave, Smudge, and I digging into a smallish feast of roast...

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Spicy Almond Butter
September 05, 2011

It's hormone-poisoning week once again, so my appetite and my hormones are all over the place. Inspired by another food blogger's experiment with savory almond...

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Paleo Chicken Bastila
August 02, 2011

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about the cookbook Middle Eastern Cooking by Rose Dosti and how my dad and I bonded...

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Sweet & Salty Fudge Bombs
June 06, 2011

My mission is to tempt you with recipes for international cuisine that you can eat EVERY DAY to be strong, healthy, fit, and happy. So...

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New Year’s Day "Good Luck" Feast
December 30, 2009

I grew up in rural Pennsylvania. My hometown of Orwigsburg (population: 3106) is tucked in among Amish country, coal mines, and Hawk Mountain. My family...

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Turkey Tales and Bacon Bourbon Brownies
November 30, 2009

Dave and I had a lovely Thanksgiving filled with delicious food, naps, getting to know the kitty that recently adopted us, and spiffing up our...

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Pancakes in the Age of Enlightenment
August 25, 2009

Back in the good ol' days of my 30s, we lived in San Francisco. The economy was booming, swing music was all the rage, and...

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Mango & "Cream"… Heaven in a Bowl
July 20, 2009

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Bacon and Butter
December 23, 2008

Warning: This post contains no helpful information about nutrition, motivation, effective workouts, or good physical health. It is, however, devoted to deliciousness and indulging just...

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The Run for the Peanut Butter Bars
September 01, 2008

[click to see a larger version of these good-lookin' people] The Run for the Peanut Butter Bars on Sunday morning was a sweet success. Big...

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