Tag Archives: Food

Brussels Sprouts Crisps

When my friend Becky posted this link (Beyond Kale: 7 More Chips Made From Leafy Greens) on Facebook, I knew I had to try some of these delicious looking recipes. I mean, who doesn’t love crispy, salty, veggies? Once I … Continue reading

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Friday morning market and health food stores in Paris…

Scotty and I have been mostly shopping at the local supermarchés but they leave something to be desired. There are several within a 10-15 minute radius of our flat but they leave a lot to be desired. The Monoprix is the nicest … Continue reading

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Robyn O’Brien

Being back in Edinburgh has been wonderful. It just feels good to be settled again and able to reconnect with friends, work on projects, clean out closets, cook in my own kitchen. Yesterday an Anthropologie opened in Edinburgh! It’s probably … Continue reading

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Foodie Notes

When it rains it pours. Scotty and I don’t usually go out to eat very often, preferring to cook at home. Unless the restaurant is really something special, I tend to enjoy homemade food over your standard dining-out fare. But … Continue reading

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Literary Notes #3

I realized that I have not posted anything about some of the great books I’ve been reading. This summer I was on a bit of a non-fiction kick and devoured The Omnivore’s Dilemma.  As a huge fan of Barbara Kingsolver’s … Continue reading

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Last day in London

Well today we’re wrapping up our break here in one of my favorite cities.  The past couple of days have only increased my affection for this place and I’m eager to return again.  Scotty and I feel like we’ve done … Continue reading

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Oh happy day!

Most of you know that my family has a bit of a sushi addiction.  And I am oh so happy to announce that after living here for over 18 months I have discovered a great sushi place!!!!!!!  Wasabi is right in … Continue reading

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Veggie Delivery Dilemma

So I still love my vegetable delivery service.  I look forward to it each week because I never really know what is going to show up.  There are a few things I can count on – dirty carrots, onion, some … Continue reading

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