Category Archives: cooking

Burgers and Love Truffles

Believe it or not, this is the first full weekend we have all spent in Oklahoma together. Nobody got on an airplane to fly to Jacksonville or packed suitcases to make the 20-hour trek out west. In fact, we never … Continue reading

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We’re having pancakes for breakfast, kids! Just kidding…

When I was growing up in Upper Michigan, summertime fun revolved around three things: swimming in the nearby lake, camping with family and neighbors, and picking wild blueberries. My friends and I would walk all throughout the woods and collect … Continue reading

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Beet It!

While I extract photographs of our quasi-canoe adventure on Jekyll Island from my kid’s camera (it was waterproof and, therefore, the least likely of them all to be destroyed in case of boat flippage), I thought I would share a … Continue reading

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No Meat March: Day 10 (Confessions)

On Day 6: I smuggled a tiny piece of beef. It didn’t even take up the space of half a fork, that’s how tiny it was. On Day 7: I considered The Tiny Beef Incident to be a small bump … Continue reading

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No Meat March: Day 5 (Vegetarian Burritos)

Vegetarians have a certain kind of stamina, one that I may or may not ever achieve for myself in the long-term. It is Day 5 of No Meat March and already I’ve nearly cracked a couple of times, once with … Continue reading

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No Meat March: Day 1 (Tackling Mushrooms)

Today is the first day of No Meat March and I decided yesterday that I would participate. No Meat March is a Jacksonville-based,  31-day challenge for individuals to live a meat-free lifestyle.  Obviously, anyone from anywhere can join the month-long … Continue reading

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Shrimp Tacos

I joked around with Matt today that the only times I eat this well and drink this much are when he’s in town.  It was meant to be a compliment and, thankfully, he took it as such.  Since his arrival … Continue reading

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