Category Archives: fennel

Fantasy Dinner Date

Although it’s rare that I’ll walk past an opportunity for a lost chocolate weekend, let’s face it:  I’m a grinch when it comes to Valentine’s Day.  If only we could be spared the cheer-leading that so often wraps itself around … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Business

A Happy New Year to All! If it weren’t logically impossible, I would resolve to make no resolutions.  They too easily act like a set-up for failure and guilt.  And yet, after all the season’s hubbub and distractions, it’s only … Continue reading

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Soups of the Day

“Do you have a kinder, more adaptable friend in the food world than soup? Who soothes you when you are ill? Who refuses to leave you when you are impoverished and stretches its resources to give a hearty sustenance and … Continue reading

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A One-Off, a Two-Fer, and a Threesome: Part Two

The Two-Fer One of a few tricks in my bag is to make one thing and then convert the remainders into another.  Not that innovative I know, but if you are to eat leftovers, a transposition can clear the air … Continue reading

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