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Re: Catfood Flavored Coffee

Can you believe that Weezie guy? Oh man, what a great idea, catfood flavored coffee. Yummy Yummy Yummy, deep down in my Tummy. Weezie, Weezie, Weezie, is the man. Hip Hip Hooray. Hip Hip Hip Hooray! source

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A Selection of Food Films from the Culinary Cinema Festival

“Life is delicate” was the motto of the 12th edition of Culinary Cinema, held during the Berlinale Film Festival, from 18 to 23 February 2018. This year the food film section featured nine documentaries and a film on the relationship between food, culture and politics.  “The delicate motif of remembering and …

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The Island of Misfit Characters

Esparta Palma “I see dead dolls … Hanging like normal dolls” – Creative Commons You know how it is, when you are doing something that doesn’t require much brain-power, your thoughts clangity-clang around. Like while showering, or washing dishes, or driving until you realize that you’ve gone five-ten miles and …

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8 Easy Side Dishes to Serve at Easter This Year

  The best thing about dreaming up an Easter menu is that—this time of year—the market is primed to help you. The knobby, ugly (but delicious) parsnips and gourds make way for a rainbow of asparagus, scallions, morels, strawberries, peas, ramps and rhubarb. Traipsing through the farmers’ market stalls can …

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21 of the Biggest Breakthrough Books by Women in 2018

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we highlighted some of the most exciting debut books by women 2018 (and fall 2017!) has seen so far. From women’s fiction to psychological thrillers, romance to book club reads, these are the breakthrough books by women authors everyone is talking …

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A Well-Deserved Expression of Gratitude

It’s after he’s asked me the question for the third time that I stop following the developing plot line in my thoughts, mentally plug back in to reality, and replay the words that have been spoken repeatedly in my direction. “Can you pick up dinner on the way home?” It’s …

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Garden Q&A: Stop to smell the sweetbox plants

The other day I caught a sudden whiff of jasmine outside, but didn’t see any flowers to explain its source. Could it have been a plant? Fragrance on a wintry day can stop you in your tracks. You may have encountered the aptly-named sweetbox. Its white blooms, opening in February, …

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