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Last month I attended a blogger-only event at Borough Market, my favorite food market in all of London (and possibly the world). This month, Italian […]

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Today is Day 23 of Whole30. I feel both like a victim and a survivor. I’m not shaking from sugar withdrawal, my energy levels are […]

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A local steakhouse institution gives me their recipe for pepper jack creamed corn. I’m still in disbelief that I can have this amazing concoction right at home.

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In November of 2022, our Sao Paulo Cookbook Club met up to review Kin Thai: Modern Thai Recipes to Cook at Home by John Chantarasak. […]

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We recently returned from a 10-day trip to Argentina, and the highlight of our time there was the three days we spent in Patagonia, where […]

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Looking for family-friendly places to visit in France outside of Paris?  Carcassonne, France should be on your list! It’s a quaint little city walled inside […]

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