Food

Chicks in the City

If you’ve not read Barbara Kingsolver’s “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life,” I highly recommend that you  pick up a copy right away. As the Boston Sunday Globe puts it, “This book will change your life… Perhaps never before has [food] been written about so passionately.” While it’s not always easy to eat and grow food […]

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New England Lobster Rolls

New Englanders take their lobster rolls seriously. There’s a science to this meal, and everyone has their own solution. Some like it warm, and some like it cold. Some like their meat frisked with mayo, and others like it naked  with a side of drawn butter. Some like only tail meat, while others enjoy the […]

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Je T’aime, Paris

For as long as I can remember, I have loved all things Paris. I can’t recall what started this obsession, but when I was 13 years old, I decided to paint my room hot pink, decorating my walls with Parisian icons. During holidays, I’d always receive French-related gifts, and I started studying the language in […]

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Lemon-Rosemary Butter Cookies

The weather was unseasonably cool here last week. With highs only reaching 80 and nightly lows dropping into the 50’s, the weather had me craving winter squashes and toasty drinks. As much as I love the fall, and as happy as I was about the weather, I was feeling a bit cheated. It has been […]

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Herb-Infused Simple Syrup

There’s a lot that I love about being back in the South. The people are friendlier, for one, and I don’t always feel so rushed to get things done.  People move a bit slower around here, which often annoys me, but it’s a nice change of pace. I went to the post office the other […]

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