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Arrangement of the Day

I am on an artichoke kick, clearly:


with amaryllis and roses, via Seaport Flowers, New York City.

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Back to Basics

Now that I have a big project behind me, I’m trying to get back to “normal”–which means exercising once in a while, going outdoors, and eating something other than frozen food from Trader Joe’s.  God bless Trader Joe’s, but it gets a little depressing to eat three meals a day out of your freezer.

With all the dark chocolate salt caramels I’ve been eating, I’m looking to do a little spring cleaning of the ole’ bod with fresh fish and vegetables.  I think I might try this recipe posted at Orangette: Poached Halibut with Sweet Garlic, Parsley, and Lemon Adapted from Lynne Rossetto Kasper’s Weeknight Kitchen newsletter.

 And I’ll steam some artichokes on the side.  There were some at Easter brunch yesterday and I’d forgotten how much I love a good artichoke.  Calling mom for homemade mayonnaise recipe (nothing like anything (or any mayo) you’ve had before).  If you’re lucky I’ll share…


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