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I Can Resist Everything But Temptation: The Allure of Fast Food (and an Alternative!)

Ok. Here’s how it goes at least two nights a week. By the time we leave school it’s close to 8. By the time we get home it’s even later. My partner succumbs to the lure of Mr. Taco, but … Continue reading

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Beyond the Age of Innocence: Reading Edith Wharton While Planning Dinner

Books have always made me hungry (which perhaps really says more about me than the literature). When I heard nursery rhymes I demanded hot cross buns. When I could read on my own and discovered the Little House books I … Continue reading

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Because Nothing Says “Road Trip” Like a Date Shake

  We went on road trips when I was kid. Sometimes it was all of us. I was there, upright in my booster seat. My parents both were there occasionally and my mother clutched my brother as we road along. … Continue reading

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What the Gods Really Ate: Enchiladas for Dinner

    I know I should be happy–and I am happy, I am–that restaurants are increasingly offering alternative vegetarian and even vegan meals. I am grateful, I am. But I just have to begin by asking, as I dig into … Continue reading

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A Month of Vegan Eating–Inconsistently Yours

I’m in the midst of an anxiety attack (did you hear the speech at the U.N.?). I admit much of my concern is global but, in the end, just like politics all anxiety is local. So here goes. I’m worried … Continue reading

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