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by elizabethwiener December 10, 2010

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: If we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” – Anne Bradstreet It’s officially winter in NYC and actually felt more like January this week than pre-Christmas weather – FREEZING! While I love the holidays, I’m pretty wimpy […]

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Giving Thanks

by elizabethwiener November 30, 2010

This Thanksgiving was definitely a good test of willpower.  There were lots of temptations all around me that I unfortunately had to pass up.  Like cheese. And apple pie. And stuffing.  And mashed potatoes.  I guess the silver lining is that my food hangover was considerably lighter this year. It was also a challenge for […]

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Soaking Experiment

by elizabethwiener November 4, 2010

I started phase 1 of my soaking experiment. I’ve read a lot about the numerous health benefits of soaking grains, nuts, seeds, and beans so I decided to give it a go. See here for more detailed info, but in brief, soaking: *Increases mineral and nutrient absorption in the body *Makes grains, seeds, beans, and […]

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Fall Fever

by elizabethwiener October 26, 2010

A few weekends ago we were away on Martha’s Vineyard at a wedding, and my camera went (mysteriously!) missing on the very first night. Julian got me a simple backup digital camera at a local shop, and it surprised us both by taking some amazing photos! Even more incredible, is that one week to the […]

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New Discoveries…

by elizabethwiener September 29, 2010

I’ve been experimenting a lot with new foods because for 3-6 months I’m on a dairy and gluten-free diet (more on that later).  The other night I was craving pasta…since it’s been exactly 3 weeks, 4 days and 9 hours since my last taste of pappardelle…but who’s counting? I remembered that I’d bought quinoa pasta […]

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Hello world!

by elizabethwiener August 16, 2010

Content Even though it’s been awhile since I was in school, I still get that new-school-fresh-start feeling every September.  So I decided to run with that energy and start my first blog. I’ve been going back and forth for awhile thinking about exactly what I want to blog about.  Food – That’s a given.  This […]

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