How To Embrace Uncertainty

What a week. No one was immune – uncertainty around the election, Covid cases rising as fast as you can blink, Winter on the horizon, so much indoor time, more alone time, questions over travel, seeing family during the holidays. For me, I can add in uncertainty about my three …

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Finding Flow In Your Kitchen

We are in trying times right now, no doubt about that. I know I’m not alone when I wish 2020 would just please go away. I have been tested enough. Two big trips canceled, worrying about my kids at college, worrying about my own health, dreading the colder months, it …

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5 Reasons Why Your Last Diet Failed You

The weird, wacky time we are in right now cannot be underestimated and it is making people (myself included) do extraordinary things. Like take bread baking for example. Suddenly, plain old white flour is a hot commodity. Junk food sales are up, vegetable sales down. We are emotionally eating and …

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Avoiding The Quarantine 15

I don’t need to remind you that we are in the middle of a pandemic, do I? Well, hold on. If you live in the North Pole, you may be immune, there’s almost no cases. But here, in the United States, in the Northeast where I live, we are well …

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Pantry Rules: Sourdough Basics

I never thought that when I acquired my first sourdough starter years ago from a friend that, fast forward, that baking with it would become so popular. Just one more surprise coming out of the whole Corona experience. In our (former) very busy worlds, making sourdough bread taught me a …

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Feel, Eat, Regret, Repeat

I am starting to come to the realization that we are not getting out of this, the Corona crisis. And I want to talk about something very real. Something that needs to get addressed. Everyone has been taking to their corners of coping. I have talked to people who are …

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Pantry Rules: Dried Beans

Heres what good about dried beans: they are super cheap, they are easy to store, and they overall just taste better. The downside is that they take some planning and some time to cook. But overall, worth the time and wait. The Dried Bean Primer You Can Buy Most Beans Dried. …

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Five Ways to Use Those Canned Tomatoes

It’s time to stock the pantry and learn how to use what you have inside. I don’t have to mention that this is a trying time and many of you might be pushed out of your comfort zones when it comes to cooking and planning. I understand. But nonetheless, we …

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Stress Eating in the Time of Corona

  I don’t have to remind you, we’re in a crisis. I’ve been here before and I know you have been too. 9/11, Hurricane Sandy. Now, on top of it all, trying to get my daughter out of London, my other kids home from their colleges and just trying to …

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