Monthly Archives: January 2012


Wow- last week was so terrible and awesome all at once, and in so many aspects of my life!  When I talked about my new year’s resolutions, I spoke about a theme tying them all together- and that theme was … Continue reading

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Poulet Roti, i.e., Roasted Chicken

This past Wednesday, I undertook the Roasted Chicken!  It was absolutely the best roasted chicken I have ever made, hands down!!!  It was so incredibly buttery, tender, and moist- and really easy, if somewhat work intense.    But absolutely 100% … Continue reading

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Cream of Mushroom Soup and Stocks

For week one of the Julia Child cookbook, I made both chicken and beef stock on Saturday, and Cream of Mushroom Soup on Sunday.  I had made broth before, but never stock- which is a little bit more involved with … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this, but I’m done detoxing.  Over the weekend, Hubby and I decided no more. We’re still eating the way we used to (Sonoma Style), but we had to add back in some more food … Continue reading

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Falafel Towers

Finally, a vegan meal worth blogging about!!!  I’ve gotta be honest with you- this detox business is tough.  We’re not supposed to have peas or beans until next Monday, when we can also have fish.  However, we’ve had about enough … Continue reading

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Vegan Week

This Detox Diet is out of control.  It is so restrictive.  We cheated day 2 and ordered pizza and drank wine.  Here’s why: the first solid week is totally vegan.  Um, what?!  That’s a totally new realm for me!  No … Continue reading

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The Trials

This week has been so tough.  Remember all those New Year’s Resolutions I made??  Not gonna be as easy as I thought. I can’t expand on the internet about what’s going on at work, but it’s bad.  It’s real bad. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!! 2012 is here!!!

Happy New Year!!!  Hubby and I went out last night to watch the ball in NYC drop at midnight!  I have never been out before on New Year’s Eve, and I really enjoyed it!  We got all dressed up and … Continue reading

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