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Monthly Archives: January 2011

When I was younger and a dedicated vegetarian, my mother picked up a paperback copy of the seminal vegetarian guide Laurel’s Kitchen. There was something kind of mystical and wholesome about that book and the lifestyle it espoused, the way the women sat about in their prairie dresses around a wood table, long hair pinned […]

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Perhaps you absentmindedly opened a bottle of champagne in the wee hours one adventurous weekend night, opening it and then promptly falling asleep before consuming its effervescent contents. It doesn’t matter that it was only $8.99, and can’t rightfully be called champagne because it was just a California sparkling wine – it’s still a pity […]

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Sometimes it is challenging to enjoy a salad in the coldest parts of the winter. But we need our roughage, no matter the frigidity outside, and this one is pretty amazing for its simplicity. It’s pleasantly evocative of any number of other classic salads – cole slaw, the iceberg wedge or a Waldorf – without […]

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