Monthly Archives: November 2010

Vervacious

I’m still on my Maine kick so I figured I would bring you all a little holiday cheer from Portland. In the midst of some low-key Black Friday shopping, my Aunt Barbara took my mom and I into a store … Continue reading

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Farewell Breakfast

This morning started out on line at The Standard Baking Co. in Portland: We picked up some goods for the ride home, including two stacks of the greatest gingerbread molasses cookies you’ll ever have: Then it was off to my … Continue reading

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Feasting in Maine

My family likes to eat… a lot. We bond over food, we stand and talk around food, it’s how we celebrate the holidays. Our Thanksgiving meal started out with some “snickety snacks” while my Aunt Barbara was busy buzzing around … Continue reading

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Pre-Thanksgiving

Hi from Portland, Maine! My aunt, uncle and cousins live right outside of the city and we will be spending Thanksgiving weekend with them. The welcome sign as you enter the state reads, “Welcome to Maine the way life should … Continue reading

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Stressercise

Today did not go as planned. I was hoping to submit a paper that I’d been working on all week in the afternoon so that I would have the rest of the day to move on to other assignments and … Continue reading

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Food Should Taste Good

I was never the type of kid to snack on milk and cookies after school, so snack time in my neck of the woods is a bit of production. I like eating chopped up cucumber with extra virgin olive oil, … Continue reading

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Stir-Fry Take Two

In yesterday’s post I gave the recipe for a simple stir-fry that I would be using for two lunches. Yesterday I paired half of the veggies with some mussels, and for today’s lunch I changed up the “leftovers,” sans-seafood, by … Continue reading

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