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Gingerbread Popcorn, and the Christmas Music Playlist Challenge

The other day I was trying on potential Christmas Dresses in Ann Taylor Loft and the following music tracks played in this order:

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Spiced Chocolate Christmas Cookies – and Chinese Knock Off Madonna

When I was a 12 years and 51 weeks old, my Dad ran a conference in Australia, and took the family with him for a holiday, via Hong Kong. Being almost 13, I took this entirely in my stride. Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Lychee Martinis, in honor of Sneak Like A Ninja Day

It’s possible, I suppose, that you are not aware that today is sneak like a ninja day. Ninjas are subtle like that. They like to celebrate under the radar. But today is sneak like a ninja day, so sneaking will … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Dark and Stormys and Sharks

It was Shark Week, so we marked the occasion by watching Jaws, which, in case you haven’t seen it since you were a kid, has lost none of its terror. That is one bad-ass shark.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Criminal Intent, Karma, and Bourbon with Spiced Apple

The thought of not being able to watch the Olympics on the BBC is making me consider turning to a life of download crime. Considering, mind, I’m not actually admitting to anything, just to be absolutely clear here.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Ginger Fizz and diversification

Diversification is the new buzzword of our economic times. Several of my friends now run Etsy shops, stringing beads onto lengths of cut up t-shirts, designing wedding invitations or cross-stitching obscenities by night while PRing, publishing and producing commercials by … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Ginger Salmon with Bok Choi

I can put my finger on the exact moment where Thanksgiving related food stopped being appealing: Friends Ken and Carrie invited us over for dinner and a game of cards, and I gave in to uncouth temptation and drank a … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – JD and Ginger (which is currently Very Cool Indeed) and Grilled Brie

I’ve been to a marvelous party. It was in honor of Cash Money Content, held at a glamorous yet still edgy Chelsea gallery, and I was there primarily to help my friend Molly hand out books at the book table. If you’ve … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Spiced Apple Cake

The long weekend is approaching, and that might mean picnicking in Central Park (my plan) or adventuring out of the city for a weekend of country-side fun (my plan last weekend). After a long drive out of the city, and, … Continue reading

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Spicy beef lettuce wraps

The salty sharp tang of the meat goes perfectly with the sour/sweet note of the cocktail. This recipe will make enough wraps to serve 6-8 people. 3 cups of mince (think 3 cupped hands full) 3 scallions 1 fat clove … Continue reading

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