Spring Salad with Strawberries, Haricots Verts, and Shaved Leeks

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I can practically feel your darling little faces asking what happened to the fun me. You know, the me who was all, "Hey party people, butter-flavored ice cream: we're gonna put that on a baguette like it ain't nothing" last week. She won't be gone for long. ...

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Double Chocolate and Almond Chunk Cookies


Things I really love lately: 1. How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran.  You should read it if you're a woman.  You should read it if you're a man.  You REALLY should read it if you enjoy wonderful things...  And laughing out loud in public places. 2. Elvis Costello (again). ...

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Watermelon, Feta and Bulgur Wheat Salad


This salad is going on the road.  It's leaving mama's house on the east coast, hitching a ride with Dean Moriarty, and heading west to listen to jazz and chase girls. ...Clearly, though, this is just a salad: not Sal Paradise, and not Jack Kerouac.  But, not unlike JK, it ...

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