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How to Name Your Blog – How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps Pt. 1

How to Name Your Blog - How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps Pt. 1
As a long-time (and semi-successful) blogger, one of the questions I get asked all the time in “real” life is how to start a blog.  Since I am me, and terribly bossy, I of course have lots of opinions on the subject.  Instead of sending the same email again and again, I thought I’d write ...

Friday Five: Links to Love, TDF First edition!

Friday Five: Links to Love, TDF First edition!

Sep

19

2014

A picture from our summer vacation at Mammoth Lakes, where my refrigerator was always clean. Wish I was there now I am literally sitting here procrastinating because I should be cleaning out my refrigerator before doing my Friday shop and I don’t want to do either. Do you have any tasks that you put off ...
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Links to Love

Dolce Far Niente – Aperol Spritzicles

Dolce Far Niente - Aperol Spritzicles

Sep

18

2014

Eliot was wrong. The cruelest month of the year is not April – it’s September.  As soon as Labor Day passes, most of the U.S. puts away the flip flops and pulls out the boots, tweeting things like “It’s sweater weather!” and posting taunting pictures of hearty bowls of soup on their instagrams.  Meanwhile, we have been ...
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Baked Goods and Desserts · Recipes

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Savour Fare is now The Domestic Front!

Hey guys – I’m back with a pretty big announcement –  Savour Fare is now the Domestic Front!  Please update your bookmarks and links. When I chose a name for this blog five and a half years ago, I knew nothing about naming things for the web.  I liked the pun!  I liked the English ...
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Business

Cold Zucchini Soup with Buttermilk – Too Much Zucchini, part III

Cold Zucchini Soup with Buttermilk -  Too Much Zucchini, part III

Jul

23

2014

We have a zucchini plant in our garden this year.  Just one, as we have learned from years past that zucchini quickly becomes overwhelming.  Fried zucchini blossoms are one of our favorite summer treats, and one of the most cost-effective ways to get our hands on them is to plant our own zucchini plant. Apparently, though, ...
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Garden · Make Ahead · Recipes · Seasonal · Soups · Summer · Vegetarian-Friendly

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Friday Five: Links to Love, It’s Getting Hot in Here Edition

Friday Five: Links to Love, It's Getting Hot in Here Edition

Jul

18

2014

Around these parts, it feels like the glory days of summer.  The tomatoes are (finally) ripening!  The Nuni has finished summer school and is now living out my nostalgic old-fashioned childhood summer dreams at day camp where she gets to swim and ride horses and do archery and build forts and generally have a grand ...
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Books and Reading · Family · Food

Protein Pancakes, or the Importance of Listening to Your Mother.

Protein Pancakes, or the Importance of Listening to Your Mother.

Jun

26

2014

When it comes to mothers, mine is (almost) always right. When I was a little girl, I, being a child of the 80’s, wanted nothing more than crap for breakfast.  I watched the beguiling commercials – Super Golden Crisp!  Pop Tarts! Leggo my Eggo!  – and I asked, nay, begged my mother to give me ...
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Breakfast · Family · Recipes

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Summer Recipe Roundup

Summer Recipe Roundup

Jun

21

2014

It’s the summer solstice! The longest day of the year! The official first day of summer, which, by some magic, is also Midsummer. No matter how you slice it, today is the day when even your most pedantic friends can’t deny that summertime is here, and with it, summer cooking. We’ve already been going crazy ...
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Food · Recipe Roundup · Recipes

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McCormick American Homemade: Meatloaf {Sponsored Post}

McCormick American Homemade:  Meatloaf {Sponsored Post}

Jun

16

2014

I live 2 minutes away from where I grew up.  This was a combination of happy chance and deliberate decision making – we knew we wanted the kind of beauty and community my hometown provided, and when we decided to buy a house, the first one we looked at happened to be here, in this ...
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Beef, Pork, Lamb · Family · Main Dishes · Sponsored

Trader Joe’s Cheap Wine Pick: Espiral Vinho Verde

Trader Joe's Cheap Wine Pick:  Espiral Vinho Verde

Jun

10

2014

    Summertime!  And the living is easy!  And the drinking should be, too.    This Trader Joe’s Cheap Wine Pick is one of my favorites, and has been a staple of my summertime tippling for several years.   Wine: Espiral Vinho VerdeRegion: PortugalStyle: Crisp, refreshing white with effervescencePrice:  $4.49 a bottle  I first discovered Vinho Verde when ...
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Wine and Spirits

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