Tag Archives: #LiveLikeJulia

Not Ready for the Apocalypse*

It’s around this time of year, the end of fall harvest season, that I start thinking about next year’s garden. Every year, however, I develop gardener’s amnesia.  I have no memory whatsoever of my propensity for planting everything way too … Continue reading

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Following Whims at VegFest

Here it is nearly the end of the LiveLikeJulia project as well as VeganMOFO, and the two blogging challenges just came together for me at VegFest last weekend where I was rewarded for following my whims. This couple is my … Continue reading

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A Vegan Cheesemaker, Julia Child, & Calvin and Hobbes

“…I had decided that cookbook writing was just the right job for me.  I found myself working entire days on the manuscript with hardly a break.”  –Julia Child Once Julia Child found her passion for cooking-teaching-researching-writing, she worked long days, … Continue reading

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Aiming to Please without Apology

Right after Julia Child’s husband, Paul, bragged to his brother that all sorts of delicious foods were “spouting out of [Julia’s] finger ends like sparks out of a pinwheel,” Julia made a disgusting lunch for herself and her friend Winnie.  … Continue reading

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The Well-Being of Bell Peppers

I made Long-Life Noodles for dinner last night.  The lanky noodles represent a long life, according to the 2007 Eating Well magazine where I got the recipe.  Gunpowder green tea, which looks like beach pebbles, heats with garlic and ginger.  … Continue reading

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When We Find Ourselves Stuck in Life …

For the month of September, I’m participating in two blogging events:  #LiveLikeJulia and VeganMOFO.  Nothing like diving in head first, right? For LiveLikeJulia, I read an advance copy of chapter four, “Obey Your Whims,” of Karen Karbo’s forthcoming book Julia … Continue reading

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