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The sky is falling

As Chicken-licken was going one day to the wood, whack! an acorn fell from a tree on to his head. “Gracious goodness me!” said Chicken-licken, “the sky must have fallen; I must go and tell the King.” It almost feels … Continue reading

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All Hallows and butternut squash soup

One thing I love about Halloween in the States (as well as the fantastic house decorations) is pumpkins. New York magazine posted a great guide to squash, detailing varieties I had no idea existed. I hope to make something with … Continue reading

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Pasta sans pasta

Curiosity killed the cat. And possibly my dinner. OK that’s a slight exaggeration but I’m not sure my latest food experiment was a success. I keep seeing Tofu Shirataki noodles in the grocery store and decided to try them. They … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

from a very sunny and very rainy Brooklyn! Much to the disappointment of my crepe loving friends, I decided to make mini pea and mint frittatas for my Easter brunch. I combined a few different recipes using some of my … Continue reading

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I made that: Vegetable and Barley Stuffed Peppers

Thank you to my favorite food blog, Proud Italian Cook for my weekend dinner success, Vegetable and Barley Stuffed Peppers. When I asked the whereabouts of barley in Wholefoods, the shop assistant looked baffled and had no idea what I … Continue reading

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