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FOOD

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

Salmon cakes make a great +1 to risotto, green salad, or – for my fellow Southerners – grits Ingredients: 8  7.5 oz (or 4  15 oz) cans of red salmon, skin and large bones removed juice of 1 large lemon salt and pepper Optional: 1 medium shallot, chopped 1 large [...]

January 7, 2013 × 2 comments

STYLE

Denim and Tweed

Denim and Tweed

Coat: J Crew factory Sweater: Banana Republic Denim Vest: Old Navy Jeans: Club Monaco Shoes: Born Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

January 7, 2013 × 2 comments

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Organization: Freezer

Organization: Freezer

I don’t always have (or make) the time to cook every day, but I do like to eat every day. That’s why I think the freezer is a busy girl’s (or guy’s) best friend. Not as good as a diamond of course, but a good BFF nonetheless. I keep my [...]

January 4, 2013 × 0 comments

STYLE

Two Turtlenecks

Two Turtlenecks

Vest: Old Navy Sweater and Turtleneck: J Crew Jeans: Gap Loafers: Born Sunglasses: Ray-Ban  

January 4, 2013 × 2 comments

FOOD

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

I am not much of a baker. Baking usually requires very specific ingredients and extreme care with respect to ratios, proportions, and other complex statistical matters. I like recipes I can play with: throw in a bit of this, a dash of that, and generally make it my own without [...]

January 3, 2013 × 0 comments

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Organization: Belts

Organization: Belts

Archival Ornament Storage Box: The Container Store This 28-compartment archival ornament storage box from The Container Store comes with a top (not pictured) and costs about $25. I keep it in a dresser drawer, but it could be just as useful on top of the dresser or on a shelf, [...]

January 3, 2013 × 0 comments

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6 Ways to use Olive Oil as a Beauty Product

6 Ways to use Olive Oil as a Beauty Product

365 Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Whole Foods) For me, plain old extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is both a kitchen and a bath staple. It’s one of the most versatile and least expensive natural “beauty” products out there. Pre-Shampoo Conditioning Treatment: Saturate dry hair with slightly warmed EVOO, and [...]

January 2, 2013 × 0 comments

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Quick Tip

Quick Tip

I hate emptying the dishwasher. I know, it doesn’t make sense: I should be so thankful that I don’t have to wash dishes by hand that I should be doing the Beyonce’ Uh-Oh around the kitchen, putting clean dishes away on beat. But I don’t. I usually run the wash at [...]

January 2, 2013 × 0 comments