Monthly Archives: February 2011

Oh, Life. And Peanut Sauce.

Still not quite normal. I’m having a hard time returning to my normal routine, or establishing any routine at all. Things are going to get better (this is a fact), but for now, you can count on some erratic blogging. … Continue reading

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Thank you, everyone, for all of the very nice comments regarding Puck. The last couple of weeks have been really hard on us, but we’re pulling through. It’s still hard to believe that he’s gone. We’re really missing him. On … Continue reading

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Puck’s health declined rapidly after I last mentioned him. All of his tests came back negative, but he continued to lose weight. On Wednesday, he stopped eating and drinking. Yesterday morning, he was much worse, and Greg and I had … Continue reading

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Packing a Powerful Lunch: Part 1

Breakfast. Ah, oats. Anyway. My sister, who is a very busy college student, requested that I make a post about how to pack an awesome lunch. It turns out that I have a lot to say about this subject. So … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup

I’m in love with everything about this soup, adapted from the recipe in my Arab World Fest Cookbook from the restaurant Aladdin. Red Lentil Soup 2 cups red lentils, rinsed 7.5 cups water 1 large white onion, diced 5 medium … Continue reading

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It did actually snow. A lot. Some even came in through the side door of our apartment building. Outside was even more ridiculous. Greg and I decided that we still wanted to hike over to Whole Foods to get some … Continue reading

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What Is A Scruffin?

According to Angela at (one of my ultimate favorite blogs), it’s a hybrid of scone, muffin, and cookie. I think it’s just plain amazing. Last night, I made the Healthy Carrot Cake Power Scruffins (recipe here), and today, I … Continue reading

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