Tag Archives: food, eating

Two keys to weight loss

I’m assuming that most everyone in the U.S. ate too much yesterday, which takes me to today’s topic:  weight loss.  Since every Doctor Tom, Dick and Harry purports to be a weight loss guru, I am going to do a … Continue reading

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Quick way to become a Big Foot

I walked twenty miles this week, which makes forty miles in two weeks.  I’ve turned to this regimen because I want to slim down and I find it very difficult to give up eating.  So the question I’m asking is, … Continue reading

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Read it, then eat it

By now all the entries in today’s Seattle Edible Book Festival will have been judged and eaten.  Change that to most of the entries, since not all looked tasty enough for folks to consider putting them in their mouths; nonetheless, together they formed … Continue reading

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Cooking as a social event

I can foresee a new Food Network show now that my kitchen has become an international cooking center.  Here’s how the show would work:  I invite good cooks from different countries to my kitchen to prepare dishes they love, while a few … Continue reading

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Cookies, chaos and connections

The ringing of a doorbell.  The sound of a beater creaming butter and sugar.  Orders shouted every few seconds muffling the cracking of the eggs.  “I need a spatula.” “Give me two more mixing bowls.”  “These have to be very, very … Continue reading

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“Rabbit” represents calm year ahead

Happy Year of the Rabbit, which doesn’t begin officially until February 3.  According to one of the many Chinese horoscopes on-line, the “Rabbit brings in a year in which you can catch your breath and calm your nerves.”  Most people I know … Continue reading

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Holiday spirit

This week I saw a blog by one of my ESL students, in which she posted the three Christmas cards she had made in last week’s class, and praised her creative teachers. Following this, I received an email from old … Continue reading

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Christmas cookie smackdown!

Look at these beauties, which represent the work of four of us who have been friends since the beginning of time, or at least for the last 30 – 40 years: Marilyn, Roberta, Sylvia and I. Only Barb couldn’t join … Continue reading

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Permission to come aboard…and shop

This month some of the local food producers collaborated to create an indoor winter farmers’ market, where they’re selling vegetables such as kale, radicchio, carrots, and several varieties of squash; artisan breads, pies, and chocolates; squid-ink tagliatelle — aka egg … Continue reading

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Shopping on the cheap

Having spent too much money in the past month, the topic of thrift stores is on my mind. Recently, a friend who just returned from abroad, and I set out to explore thrift stores on the Eastside.  Although we have … Continue reading

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