paying homage to the hack

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Have you noticed “hacks” are the new thing? Hack your diet, your exercise…parenting. While I think this “Get Along Shirt” from 20 Life Hacks to Make Parenting More Fun is inspired, I’m not sure it will inspire sisterly or brotherly love. I’m … more


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creamy cauliflower soup

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Cauliflower intake is on the rise. With the popularity of many gluten free diets, particularly the paleo diet, we’ve seen cauliflower take the place of everything from rice to potatoes to a base for a pizza crust (yeah, I’m working … more


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maple mustard chicken

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I happen to think chicken and a BBQ hold some sort of family memory for nearly everyone. For me growing up, having grilled chicken without a giant fruit salad and fluffy rice was unthinkable. My favorite adult memory of grilled … more


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tips for surviving the holidays – a la 2016

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My original post below from three years ago needed a preface, particularly in light of the very bewildering, soul-wrenching year we’ve had. As difficult as it was to lose Glenn Fry, Alan Rickman, Prince, Gene Wilder, Doris Roberts, George Kennedy, Harper … more


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sweet potatoes vs. yams and which is which?

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Because its fall, and Thanksgiving is closer than you think, you’ll be seeing several recipes with sweet potatoes as the star ingredient. So because I love the origin of recipes and food itself, I thought it’d be helpful to talk … more


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