Entries Tagged as 'not food'

a portrait and a cracker…

July 30th, 2010 · 20 Comments

‘woman reclining’ by sierra pardus, the most magical child on earth… so it seems that just when i am finally back to blogging, i am also steering clear of the kitchen, living on somewhat plain fare. one of these days soon i will again balance this whole blogging, cooking and eating thing but right now […]

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j & j

August 8th, 2009 · 26 Comments

what i had wanted to do to mark the opening of this movie was make bouef bourguignon alla julia child – or at the very least whip up a quiche lorraine, the 4th dish that julie powell, the julie of ‘julia & julie‘ tackled on the third day of "the project" those 7 years ago… […]

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thanksgiving in december

December 3rd, 2008 · 73 Comments

  the beloved: rudrani devi i rarely get too personal on ceF. i pretty much keep it to food. but i felt the need to share this with you and if at all possible to even ask you for a small favor… together, just this past week, we all watched in horror as mumbai became […]

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Tags: local · not food · other

not feeding/feeding

September 19th, 2008 · 41 Comments

               my rss feeder broke.  and i didn’t realize it for 3 months.  mostly because i (still) don’t even understand what exactly an rss feeder is, or what it does – talk about being oh so techno savvy… but my stat’s were dropping off and well, try as i might to just ignore the cold […]

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THE lust list

February 14th, 2008 · 27 Comments

  i’m in nyc slowly eating my way through the entire town.  just know that i do this for you, dear readers and i will report back in detail very soon.  in the meantime, on this auspicious day i wanted to leave you with my 15 minutes of true nashville fame.  if you are drinking […]

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Tags: local · not food · random

a redesign and a few other words

November 30th, 2007 · 13 Comments

i’m in the midst of changing the look here at ‘ceF’ and well, this brings up a lot of issues of ineptness on my part.  because writing and cooking – and having a life outside of writing and cooking is already an interesting challenge.  but then throw some major technology my way and i am truly […]

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why i cohabitate

November 14th, 2007 · 6 Comments

sometimes on the weekend cary and i might hit the grocery store and he’ll faithfully stand by while i agonize over package labels and ingredients.  one particular saturday we were at our neighborhood supermarket and as i was pouting in the pasta aisle, lamenting the very sad fact that there was no orecchiette to be had, he reached for the ‘alphabets’ and said ”hey, i […]

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