Monthly Archives: January 2012

Macaron

Once again, I’m playing catch-up.  I’m getting used to the blog thing and got completely derailed last week in everything by a Neverending Sinus/Respiratory Thing.  I’m still pretty much voiceless–I sound like a broken squeak toy, which is frustrating to … Continue reading

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A tale of two skirts

I’ll admit it, I have a tendency toward git ‘er done-ism. It’s always easy to feel like time is short and you just want to finish. Among many things I’ve promised myself this year is that I’ll try to slow … Continue reading

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What to do with the leftover parsley

Since you only need a little parsley for the butter bean salad and it’s usually sold in big bunches, you’ll probably have a ton left over, which is perfect for chimichurri.  Chimichurri is most often thought of as a sauce … Continue reading

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Put a bird on it*

I’m back to work this week after a holiday staycation where I got a chance to catch up on some sewing, including this skirt, which I’m making my first review for Pattern Review, and a quick post here. I know, … Continue reading

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Butter bean and red onion salad

The first day of 2012 was the kind of gorgeous day that reminded me why I love living in LA in spite of all its occasional irritations (like, for instance, the minor issue of my neighborhood being on fire at … Continue reading

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