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video: Oh, nice!

Finally a post that isn’t about the snow! Of course, I can still see plenty of it from my windows, but I can also see some–unfortunately–successful efforts to dig out of it. There are clear sidewalks all over and I...

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Smoked Turkey Legs

It still feels weird to open up the browser to write for this blog when the devastation in Haiti continues. Adventures in Shaw wrote about some local venues and restaurants making donations and the Washingtonian has an updated listing of...

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video: been an angel all year

Since I’m stuck* at the office this morning, I figured it would be nice to share a little holiday spirit with an early present. Unfortunately, I won’t be traveling to visit the family this year and am not really looking...

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Lunch at Matchbox Barracks Row

Just some quick shots from a little holiday lunch with friends and co-workers. Matchbox is quickly becoming our go-to restaurant for lunch excursions and it’s well-earned. I was surprised that they hadn’t announced the day’s specials on twitter yet, but...

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Brunch at Bar Pilar

After a museum visit downtown, we found ourselves wanting a little nosh and I mentioned Bar Pilar. While we were both thinking burgers, it turned out that they were only serving from the brunch menu (PDF) at that time. Not...

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Mulled Cider

I’m not much for holiday cooking and baking. I rarely host for any of the big holidays, and about the only thing I’ll bring to potlucks are non-holiday specific desserts. When a friend was throwing down for Thanksgiving and told...

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Southern Lazy Sunday

I can’t always be bothered to take photos of the entire meal from prep to finish, especially when it isn’t my recipe! Plus it’s a crock pot meal and believe me, there’s a good six to eight hours when they...

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Simple Pleasures

A stunningly beautiful November morning, birds are singing, coffee is brewed and a little snack to get my day started. I can almost hear Simple Gifts playing softly in the distance–life is good.

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Simple, direct and to the point

From a multi-page ad spread in an old copy of Gourmet or Saveur. I’ve always loved this simple and direct image. When I have a home with a proper kitchen, I’m having this framed and placed over the door.

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I’ll need a clean mop and a LOT of ice!

On video: A forklift driver in a Russian vodka factory plows into a shelf that causes a horrible chain reaction. The NBC4 news anchor said about it, “If you’re a drunk, we have some sad news.” — Hey news anchor… don’t you judge me!