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Ladies Who Lunch: A Trio

When, shortly after becoming engaged to a doctor, I announced I was quitting my office job, there were water-cooler jokes galore about my becoming a Lady Who Lunches. My days would be wiled away with mindless shopping, coffee dates and luncheons in fancy restaurants with…

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Mediterranean Mango Parfait

Chunks of mango and whole pistachios are layered with an orange blossom water-scented Greek-style yogurt and topped with fresh pomegranate.

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Fig Truffles

Sinfully indulgent yet healthy? It’s true. Oh, and they’re incredibly easy to make.

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Cebollitas

My 100th post, entirely in keeping with my ethos: A simple and easy way of bringing the exotic home.

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French Country Omelette

It’s almost Bastille Day and I’ve got France on the brain. This simple country omelette is what started my love affair with France and with cooking.

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Huevos Rancheros

Over the Easter holidays the kids and I spent a fab few days visiting a friend who once played Thelma to my Louise. Or was it the other way around? In our mid-twenties we drove from Seattle to New Orleans, via Vegas, Grand Canyon and Mexico.

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Guacamole, Two Ways

OK, so it’s the 5th of May. If you’re in the US, particularly California and the southwest, or (ahem) an American living abroad, you’ll probably be making a lot more of this holiday than even the Mexicans do.

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Greek Panini

Ahhh… the power of suggestion. It’s a force that is strong with me. In fact, I’m an advertiser’s dream. I’ll actually stand in the grocery store trying to remember the brand name of the product whose ad I liked so much.

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