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I’m catching on

When it comes to oil, I’m a late bloomer. I freely admit it–but then, I wonder how many other people might be in the same boat. We’ve just come through an era when “fat” was the enemy, according to misguided … Continue reading

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Sinful eating, dead ahead

Every now and then, you just have to do it. You find a recipe with all those forbidden ingredients, and you just have to throw caution to the winds and make it. Then you tell yourself it was a once-in-a-lifetime … Continue reading

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Decadence AND a clear conscience

We’re coming up on the season of comfort food. Summers call for salads and fresh veggies and all those things that keep doctors and nutritionists smiling. Fall and winter, however, beg for warm, rich, gooey foods that ease the onslaught … Continue reading

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Finally–no spitting necessary

My old doctor from years ago had some disheartening food advice for me. “If it tastes good, spit it out,” he said. I don’t think I took him seriously. I’ve since learned that many other doctors, wise guys at heart, … Continue reading

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Unveiling “real” retirement

All these years, I’ve been lied to. Retirement, they said, as I slaved away day after day, would be the time to relax and have fun. No punching a clock, no following a schedule, just easy days of picking and … Continue reading

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