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Wasting Moments

In keeping with my theme of produce procrastination, I have two boxes to report on. Rest easy: I have no grand emotional scrimmages to agonize over, nor any lightning bolt revelations about BIG and IMPORTANT things. Just food: the glorious … Continue reading

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Ever Since I Gave Up Hope I’ve Been Feeling So Much Better

I’ve contemplated (and complained, because I’m a complainer) quite a bit lately on failure, and how it plays such a constant and ever-growing role in my life. Wah, wah, wah. Grumble, grumble. But then today, I read an interview with … Continue reading

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Cerebral Tapas

Catching up (again) with two boxes on which to report. Frankly, I delayed posting on the penultimate box because I had neither a culinary, literary, nor emotional trope to conjoin the produce with the workings of my head. I’m in the same boat … Continue reading

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The Box: Season 3 Begins!

June is june-ing all over the place, which means the vegetable box has returned! We experienced a very mild winter in New England this year (although if you had asked me about it in mid-February, I would have scowled, cast … Continue reading

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Cellar Shopping: Epiphany Grenache Blanc

I am breaking my own rule, set forth in my last post, about showing some love to the drink-ready bottles in my cellar. Having just returned from a really fantastic tasting trip in Santa Ynez, an hour north of Santa Barbara … Continue reading

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Cellar Shopping: Domaine Skouros Moscofilero

It’ll probably come as no surprise that I’m a little bit of a dork about wine. Whenever I add to our collection, I put a colored paper collar around each new bottle with my tasting notes, some foods I think it … Continue reading

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Golden Years: Our Anniversary and a Bowie Tribute

The Unit and I recently marked our twenty-eighth year of getting hitched. I don’t ask for any accolades on staying put for almost thirty years because, frankly, I’ve had it pretty easy in this relationship. Despite my multiple complaints about his stick-in-the-mud-ness, … Continue reading

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Inanimate Objects Are Out to Get Me

NB: The first few paragraphs are full of Jamie-drivel. Skip past the Mousetrap video for vegetables! I have decided to stop fighting with inanimate objects. The problem is they’re not honoring the truce. I spend too much time every day fighting … Continue reading

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Help Us Name this Cocktail!

Before I get into a discussion of the latest vegetable box, I call upon you, friends, to help us name a cocktail. A little backstory: while I sat in the ER a couple of weeks ago waiting to get my … Continue reading

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Back to the Box

Note: I meant to post this last week, but got sidetracked by Chet’s medical situation. Many, many thanks to all of you who sent best wishes and cat prayers. I hope to give a positive progress report soon!   The … Continue reading

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