April 1 (Day 208) – feeling kinda low . . .

Posted on: April 1, 2014

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So, as you (the mythical you, since “you” really means “me”) can see, I haven’t blogged in a while. I find that I’m often spinning plates – and then all the plates crash to the ground. H calls me a “gadget freak” and that’s somewhat true. Have you seen …

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The BEST and EASIEST roast chicken recipe in the UNIVERSE!

Posted on: January 28, 2014

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You will need: 2 cut up chickens (It’s so good, you’ll want to make 2. Trust me on this one.) 2 seasoned cast-iron skillets (Don’t have them? Go get them. Don’t worry, I’ll wait.) An oven (duh. Preferably a convection roast one, but any oven will do.) …

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Day 110 (December 16 2013) – A new start…

Posted on: December 16, 2013

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I sooooo didn’t want to do this. Last night, I finally talked to my nutritionist about the blood tests I took a week or so ago. Any time that your nutritionist calls you again – and again – over the weekend, you know something is up. Sigh. I also did t …

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Unofficial Ironman Louisville 2010 drink: The Carnage!

Posted on: September 9, 2010

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Mr. Martini from behindthebarshow.com and I have done a few podcasts on mixology – in fact, here is the link to our Mint Julep episode from the running of the Kentucky Derby (very different than running PAST the Kentucky Derby…believe me.) So, he was …

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Recipe for Meenu Bars (a/k/a Little Bites of Heavenly Delight)

Posted on: February 22, 2010

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   OK, these are DEFINITELY not “low cal,” but these bars were a wonderful present from our IronTeamMate Chris’ wife Meenu. Also not gluten-free, but who knows, you might be able to figure something out . . . or, as Coach Helen (who posted the recipe) …

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Happy Turkey Day! Recipes, Run and Playlist

Posted on: November 26, 2009

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Got up this morning, and H and I got to work preparing for Thanksgiving. First, wild mushroom soup (serves 6): 2 lbs wild mushrooms, 1/2 c unsalted butter, 1/3 cup chopped green onions, 6 garlic cloves, peeled, 3T flour, 6 cups chicken stock, 3/4 c hea …

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Julie & Julia – saw movie with Julia’s friends: their reviews, plus a never-before-seen Julia Child Recipe

Posted on: August 18, 2009

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The other week, I went with my mom (still the queen of food PR at 70+ – she did PR for first AIWF conference plus the Harvest Festivals, etc.) and Shirley Sarvis to see the movie “Julie and Julia.” It was great, because after the movie, the San Francis …

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If you are what you eat…

Posted on: July 8, 2009

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…I am a huge HUGE hunk of blue cheese, baguette, bell pepper, tomatoes, meatballs, and a couple glasses of wine. Sounds pretty good, eh? The problem is – this is what I ate when I returned home from a FABOO workshop (more on that in a second) – at 11 …

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I hate being such a slacker…

Posted on: July 2, 2009

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So, I have had a few “pokes” and emails wondering where I have been! First of all, we just returned from a month in Peru – yes, practicing all those Chapter 1 Bond Girl packing skills! The plan is to post the photos on my facebook page which is www.fac …

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Feisty’s College Connection: Dorm Room Diet

Posted on: February 19, 2009

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Are you dreading the Freshman 15? I won’t lie to you. I was a victim of the Freshman-and-Sophmore 25! In fact, it took me all the way to grad school to figure out how to eat properly on campus. Campus cafeterias are full of temptations, from all-you-ca …

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