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July 2007

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Sometimes, That’s All it Takes

[Saturday lunch, July 2007] I’m often starving after — and during — my runs, and all I can think of, really, is: veggie burger, cheese, avocado. Imagine me chanting this to myself as I make the turn down my street, and you will have…

14 July 2007
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French on the 4th of July

Bastille Day is rapidly approaching (this Saturday, for those keeping track), and I for one will be celebrating with a bottle of French wine. I’m not throwing a party this year, or even making a meal française , but I do think I will…

11 July 2007
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All I Want for Christmas …

I have been a baking fool lately. Last week, a good friend of mine arrived in the States from his post in Jerusalem to spend some time at home on the Cape (sigh …), so of course I had to make him some treats…

9 July 2007
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Grillin’

Tomorrow marks an experiment I fervently hope will be successful: grilling salmon and veggie kebabs on a mini portable grill. Merci to Crate and Barrel for this marvelous invention (and at only $30!) — it is just large enough to, I hope, fit a…

3 July 2007