Monthly Archives: August 2012

Emily and Julia… Child

When she was in her 20’s, my friend Emily worked as an assistant for Simone Beck (Simca) for awhile in France. ( OMG! What kid out of college wouldn’t want this job??)! Simca was a French cookbook author and teacher … Continue reading

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In the Vegetable Garden

I’ve had a lot of fun in my garden this year. Although I planted these 2 raised beds last year too, they turned into an under-utilized, overgrown mess. Of course, I was out of town most of the summer, but … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Recipes + Gluten Tutorial

Oooooh…. the following 2 recipes look truly fantastic and perfect for late summer. They’re both from Danielle, at, which is a great web-site for people who are either gluten intolerant or who have celiac disease (an auto-immune disease which … Continue reading

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