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The Un-Thong Song

April 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Everything else is gravy, Venting

I have a confession to make. I owned a thong bathing suit. I know it was wrong and I am ashamed. The truth is that no one, save actual Brazilian women and possibly JLo, should ever, ever wear a thong bathing suit. I have never had a thong-worthy bottom; not when I owned the thong […]

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Happy Side Dish Day

November 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Everything else is gravy

I want to go on record: Thanksgiving is not all about the turkey people. I don’t know how we got so distracted with all the gobble, gobble, but we’ve clearly lost sight of the meaning of this holiday. The most important part of Thanksgiving is clearly the side dishes. Oh, right, and the thanking and […]

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A & E ‘s New Series: Snackers

August 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Everything else is gravy, Stuff

I may have mentioned once or twice that I have issues. And if you are new here, well, I have issues. One of my more addict-ish behaviors involves food. I have the propensity to become slightly obsessed with a particular food. It isn’t as if I will eat nothing but mac and cheese for a […]

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The Eating Season

April 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Everything else is gravy, Stuff

This morning marked the beginning of the brunch season in our family. Easter Sunday is like opening day of the eating season. For some families the eating happens around the Christmas holiday and while we eat our share then as well, I prefer the brunch season. In a departure from my usual culinary snobbery, I […]

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Pork wrapped in pork

January 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Everything else is gravy, Stuff

Last week I made a really easy dinner working from a recipe in the Chicago Sun Times for Prosciutto wrapped pork tenderloin. The recipe is on their web site: http://www.suntimes.com/recipes/soups/1181772,achef092408r.recipe. Essentially you just wrap a pork tenderloin in prosciutto and I roasted it at 350℉ for about 45 minutes (they pan fried it).  Ideally a […]

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