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PlateJoy Might Save My Grocery Related Sanity

May 5, 2014
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Hi! It’s me. I haven’t written on here in forever and ever and ever. I can regale you with excuse after excuse but really I just needed a blogging break. A nice big, long hiatus was just what the WordPress doctor ordered. So what’s new? I just finished grad school, CK and I finally bought […]

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Local Holiday Event Alert

November 16, 2012
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Sorry readers, unless you’re local then the following will not appeal to you but for those of your in the Boston area I’d just like to take a moment to point out two pretty fantastic upcoming events that you should definitely make an effort to check out. My favorite cooking school, Create-a-Cook, is hosting a Drop in […]

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Goodbye Boston

May 16, 2011
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It’s finally here! My suitcases are ready to go. The pink KitchenAid is packed and movers are busily taking our boxes away.  The only thing left to do is call a cab. We’ll spend tonight at the airport hotel and then tomorrow CK and I will board a plane to San Francisco. Somehow it still […]

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Flour’s Famous Banana Bread

September 2, 2010
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A troupe of old gnarly bananas have commandeered my freezer. The bundles of blackened fruit take up a rather large amount of valuable real estate and the peas and chicken breasts are not impressed at all. Even though a minor war has errupted, I still buy more. These new shiny yellow recruits, currently calmly perched […]

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Julie & Julia: Boston Food Blog Meet-Up

August 9, 2009
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Friday night ten lovely ladies met at the Boston Common theater to see the fabulous Julie and Julia movie together. If I may speak for the group I feel it’s safe to say we had a fabulous time even though we did end up stuck in the third row from the screen. Thankfully Gayle soothed […]

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Julie and Julia: A Movie Review

July 30, 2009
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I’ve just returned home from an advanced screening of Julie and Julia, and while I’d like to stay calm, cool, and collected and write an analytical and objective review of the film without using effusive words I have to admit that this will be an utter impossibility because I found the film to be absolutely […]

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Boston Food Blogger Julie and Julia Meet-Up

July 20, 2009
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I feel like I’ve been waiting for this movie to open forever at this point. I just loved reading My Life in France as well as Julie Powell’s thoroughly enjoyable Julie and Julia novel and I simply can’t wait until I have the opportunity to see Meryl Streep and Amy Adams bring both women to […]

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$20 and the Copley Square Farmers Market

July 15, 2009
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I’m absolutely astounded at the amount of gorgeous fresh produce that I was able to purchase yesterday at the Copley Square Farmers Market for less than $20. Yes, I still had 25 cents to spare after my vegetable shopping spree that included rainbow carrots and ruby red beets from Atlas Farm, summer squash and zucchini, […]

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