Monthly Archives: January 2015

Germany and Austria

I wanted to use this blog to also document my culinary adventures around the world. Unlike my trip to France and Spain, I did not document my eating when I went to Germany for Oktoberfest, probably because that trip was … Continue reading

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Bacon and Bourbon

It’s time for my annual bacon and bourbon party, and I used this epic fail of a snowstorm to plan my menu. ¬†We were supposed to get 2-3′ and got about 5″. Is it weird that the New Englander in … Continue reading

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Mexican Style Bean and Pasta Soup

California could have fallen into the ocean, I have no idea. According to the media, there are only 2 things happening in the world right now and that is deflate-gate and the blizzard. I am home from work now, and … Continue reading

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Sliced Potato Skins

I’ve been experimenting with eating organic wheat to see if it is actually a reaction to pesticides that I am having, and not the wheat itself. I’ve had organic pretzels and an organic kaiser roll and so far so good. … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto

When I was in college, I used to buy frozen blocks of butternut squash puree, and eat them as my side dish all the time. Squash was probably only vegetable I consumed during my four years. And I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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Raspberry Mint Smoothie

I have been on a serious juicing/smoothie kick lately. I¬†registered for a juicer because I was sick of wasting vegetables in my farm share that I didn’t get to use in time. And I watched the documentary “Fat, Sick, and … Continue reading

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Broccoli Lasagna

This weekend I had my first event of the year that required me to train: a ball. I wanted my arms to be toned for this event, and I wanted to fit into my dress. I’m not sure I accomplished … Continue reading

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Asiago Dip

The half marathon I signed up for this spring is very, very hilly, so I decided that all my long runs here on out have to incorporate hills. I was a little over ambitious with my first hilly long run- … Continue reading

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Homemade Hummus

I came back from vacation last weekend ready to cleanse and get my eating habits back on track. I was talking to a life coach a few weeks back (on unofficial business) and she was saying how she could not … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash

I made this for today’s Patriots play-off game, and as the Pats managed to squeeze out a win against the Ravens, I now consider this dish lucky. I love football snacks, but they are not always the healthiest, so I … Continue reading

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