Category Archives: Food

New Eating Habits

French Word of the Day:  carême (car-em)- Lent I’ve mentioned my new diet in the past. After getting my new diagnosis, I unleashed my inner journalist and researched everything I possibly could about food. My diet now cuts out high sodium, … Continue reading

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Lactose Intolerance

French Word of the Day: essence (es- sawn-suh)- essence I had a fabulous 25th birthday.  I felt extremely spoiled by the end of it.  There was lots of merriment and food, just as every quarter century celebration should have. One … Continue reading

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The Perfect Kale Chips

French Word(s) of the Day: le chou frisé (lay shoe free-zay)- kale Rocio and I have been trying to perfect kale chips since basically the first time we ever tried out our oven, and tonight we had success!  I’m not going … Continue reading

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Pain au Chocolat, the Return

French Word of the Day: Prêt à Manger – ready to eat The above is pronounced pray-a-mon-zhay, not “pret”.  I will, however, forgive those of you who pronounce it incorrectly.  (As pretty much everyone who talks about it says “pret”, … Continue reading

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Blueberries

French Word of the Day: myrtille (mer-teal)- blueberry Nothing quite says the weekend like a batch of pancakes. I snuck out of my apartment this morning before anyone had woken up (in the rain) to get some produce from the … Continue reading

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Proper Macarons

French Word of the Day: macaron (mac-rown)- macaron I’m going to clear something up for everyone.  This is not a macaron: That’s a macaroon.  It’s Italian, has coconut, and isn’t what I’ve been craving the last few weeks. This, my … Continue reading

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To Eat or Not To Eat

French Word of the Day: sucre (sue- cruh)- sugar With 2012 has come everyone’s resolutions.  While mine are all lofty goals like world peace and ending world hunger (or they would be if I’d made them), everyone else has the … Continue reading

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