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GIVE THEM FOOD...and other ways to cope with life

 
Jul. 30, 2010 1:46 pm 
Updated: Aug. 21, 2010 3:45 pm
Nothing like your girlfriends, food and laughter to get you out of your own head.  My husband is a complete introvert....so happy to be squirreled away with books, papers and his laptop and just emerge for food once in a while.....not me, I'm a people person and when I try to stay in the… MORE
 
 
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Jul. 24, 2010 4:48 am 
Updated: Aug. 15, 2010 9:59 am
Ok, time to face the music....I kill every vegetable/herb I try to grow.  I need to just realize that this is ot part of my DNA and move on!  This morning I am pondering that part of my personality that simply can't remember to water my tomatoes.  They are truly pathetic.  I ordered one of… MORE
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Jul. 14, 2010 6:13 pm 
Updated: Jul. 22, 2010 3:57 am
I'm sure many of you have experienced this even earlier in the summer than I have.  Can we take ourselves back to our college/early working years when, free of the walls of high school, we felt our wings for the first time.  Away from home, coming and going when we pleased, knowing that… MORE
 
 
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Jul. 5, 2010 4:06 pm 
Updated: Jul. 15, 2010 1:31 pm
So, that 7 Day Kick Butt Summer diet was quite a ride....interesting comments...lots of great ideas and information....wonderful encouragement and support...thank you so much for all the input! Although things got a little off topic there for awhile, I think over all many were encouraged to… MORE
 
 
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cocojo

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May 2009

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Cooking Interests
Baking, Stir Frying, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

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Gardening, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work

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About Me
Loving life at 50ish. Kids are gone and I'm focusing on my career! I enjoyed running a chocolate truffle business for 3 years and now teach adults and children about chocolate. I also teach hands on cooking classes at a local cooking school and am writing my first cookbook! Please visit me at my blog www.allrecipes.com/cook/givethemfood
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook almost anything but particularly enjoy Italian. I have been studying Vegetarian and Vegan cooking for the last few years and love to make healthy meals.
My favorite family cooking traditions
from scratch cinnamon buns on Christmas morning...they take forever but Oh! so worth it!
My cooking triumphs
landing my dream job as a teaching chef.
My cooking tragedies
when I was teaching myself to cook way back in college, I made these wonderful oatmeal raisin cookies for my roomies....only problem was I forgot the flour! The cookies became one big mass that overflowed the cookie sheet and made a huge mess in the oven!
 
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