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Dancing, Belly Dancing, and Zucchini Pancakes

“I can’t come out after the rehearsal,” said Kathleen. “I promised my friend I’d see her Belly Dancing. It’s her first ever show.”

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – linguini with zucchini in a lemon cream sauce

Everybody needs a hobby – for me it’s a close tie between magazining and singing. For John, triathlons. For Tabitha, designing dog Halloween costumes and selling them on Etsy. As it turns out, Jon’s Boss has a hobby too – … Continue reading

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This dinner will get you laid – grilling in style – salmon skewers with fresh pesto, and a roasted tomato couscous salad

You only need to remember that British Mother’s Day is about a month earlier than American Mother’s Day the day before British Mother’s Day once, and you pretty much have the date seared into your conscience after that.

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The Monday Treat – Zucchini pancakes all the way from Turkey

  There are moments in life where we are suddenly confronted with the fact that our parents are Real People too. And in the case of my parents, very stylish Real People. There they are, going along, being all parent-y, … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Picnic Salads

Heavily into picnic mode, Jon and I went for a walk on the High Line – not some kind of strange circus stunt, but rather a modern park elevated on disused railway tracks above the city, meandering through the buildings … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Salmon and zucchini in lemon herb butter

There are cold rainy March days when you might find yourself without any particular plan, wandering around Anthropologie looking at the spring dresses, wondering where the sunshine has gone, then spending a lot more money than you intended on a … Continue reading

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Roasted zucchini chips with a curry yoghurt dip

Ingredients (enough for 4 people) These “chips” are slivers of roasted zucchini that crunch at the edges and melt in the middle. They’re not the daintiest of snack foods, but they are really delicious. 1 large zucchini or 2 small … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Gin and Tonic (and roasted zucchini “chips” with curry yoghurt dip)

In the middle of a muggy week a sharp effervescent gin and tonic can be relied upon to lift the mood. Other than Pimms, (and a hot cup of Earl Grey tea, of course) nothing quite has the power to … Continue reading

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Cous Cous with Roasted Vegetables

This is by no means an exact recipe, merely a suggestion – see which vegetables look good when you get to the shops. I’m working on the assumption that this is a side dish, and will therefore serve 6 people. … Continue reading

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