Monthly Archives: May 2010

How to Make Cabbage Salad: A Salute to you, Katherine of Aragon

By: Melanie On last summer’s trip to Europe, I was ecstatic when we finally arrived in London. I literally shed a tear when we toured the Tower of London (hey, I’ve never claimed to be cool). The Tower was the … Continue reading

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How to Make Cornbread: Your ration day survival plan

By: Melanie I am an experimental cook. Though my husband, Brian, will attempt enthusiasm, there is always an underlying look of fear on his face when I remark that I’m making some totally awesome meal that I thought of in … Continue reading

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Blog battle plan: read, eat, repeat

The idea for this blog came to us while chowing on chips, salsa, and–of course–sipping on margaritas at one of our local favs, La Hacienda (coincidentally, the same site of another creative brainstorm, but more on that later…) We were, as usual, sneaking in a pre-book club … Continue reading

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