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Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Case for Everyday Cake


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The Case for Everyday Cake

I am a firm believer in cake—in particular, everyday cake. I’ve always had a sweet tooth, so I’m sure I could have been compelled by the concept very early on. Yet I trace my allegiance to a time further down the line: those post-college years that were so formative for me, when I was working my […]

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LA Eats & Other Notes


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LA Eats & Other Notes

We went to LA earlier this month, over Ben’s spring break. We figured that I, too, should take advantage of this vacation prompt, a key perk of being and/or partnering up with a teacher. It was my first time to LA, if you can believe it, and there was so much to eat and enjoy. I only scratched […]

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Barley Salad with Asparagus & Herbs


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Barley Salad with Asparagus & Herbs

I Go Down to the Shore by Mary Oliver I go down to the shore in the morning and depending on the hour the waves are rolling in or moving out, and I say, oh, I am miserable, what shall— what should I do? And the sea says in its lovely voice: Excuse me, I […]

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