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Super Shopping Day

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Today I’m heading to town (which is an hour-plus away) to have my Get-Ready-For-Christmas Super Shopping Day. Food is always an issue on days like this: I don’t want to lug a whole sack of grub around with me, I want to start light because I hope to be travelling heavy by the time I’m […]

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Fast Food — Slowly!

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Every now and again, my food issues can drive me to tears. Happily, that no longer happens too often but, even now, after all these years of practice later, one of the greatest food-related Meltdown Moments in my little world appears when I’m both hungry and rushed. Add “nowhere near home” to the list, and […]

Roasted Chestnuts — Oven-Style

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Ever try roasted chesnuts, like the ones you sing about in Christmas carols? Well, I think they are yummy! Better yet, take them to a party, throw them in your host’s oven for 20 minutes, and instead of people feeling sorry for you because you can’t eat Christmas Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies — or whatever […]

Breaking the Rules

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Restaurant rules? Um… if I eat your food I’ll be sick, so let me eat mine instead… Honest, we’ll all be much happier this way.