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Bye Bye American Election Pie

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Election night is exciting for me like the way the SuperBowl is exciting for others. The BFF is really into politics (“junkie” doesn’t begin to come close to explaining his fervor) so watching election coverage is made all the more enthralling when a 34-year-old man is jumping up and down, skipping in and out of […]

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Dear Watermelon, Thanks For Refreshing Me

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I am newly obsessed with watermelon. I’ve been eating it lately as though I’ve never tried it before and it’s some new exotic food. Not that I didn’t like it before, but if given the option of other fruit I’d gladly take other fruit. I’ll eat melon, but it isn’t typically one of those “I […]

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The Simple Pleasure of a Simple Dinner

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Sometimes there is nothing so pleasing as a simply prepared dinner and there’s just something about a steak dinner that makes you feel like you’re celebrating something—even if that something is Tuesday! Flank steak is a very lean red meat option and it lends itself well to braising or grilling. When I have the foresight, […]

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