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Life in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA


Guess what’s in season right now…

One of my absolute favorite vegetables…


Rhubarb!  And I’ve definitely been on a kick – the latter part of May 2009 will forever be known as Rhubarb-palooza. Continue reading


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Lentil Soup with Caramelized Onion, Rice, and Spinach

Lentil Soup with Caramelized Onion, Rice, and Spinach

After the cupcake bonanza of the past few days, both Gist and I needed something a bit more healthy to eat yesterday – lentils to the rescue!  I also needed something that was either quick and easy or able to be prepared in the afternoon and served in the evening because Wednesday night is yoga night.  This recipe for Lentil Soup that I found in this past Sunday’s Boston Globe fit the bill perfectly. Continue reading


As promised, a post all about food!

Well, when it rains around here, it really pours.  Two posts in two days – unheard of around these parts.  Thanks for the comments on the last entry – having some accountability from the outside makes this a lot easier.
Monday Dinner
My dinner including my ginormous glass of wine.

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