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Clam Chowder

I love cooking. Unless baking pastries is involved. That's a different beast. It's exact, and I'm not a fan of dough products or sweets of that sort. Giving accurate measurements to the dishes I make is impossible. Not because I don't appreciate precision. A part of me loves number crunching. I see creating in the… Continue reading Clam Chowder

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Body Image: Magnificence not Manipulation

Early this week, I made a batch of New England Clam Chowder that was the best. Exquisite. Every bite melted in my mouth and left a delicious aftertaste. I wasn't going to let dietary restrictions — no gluten and no cow dairy — stop me from making it absolutely extraordinary. I was determined to make… Continue reading Body Image: Magnificence not Manipulation

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Being thankful

I haven't been the most diligent or the most consistent in sharing what I'm thankful for. That does not mean I'm neither grateful nor thoughtful considering the matter. Here's my gratitude list for the last week or so: The honor of being by a friend's side as she got her first tattoo and being inspired… Continue reading Being thankful