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Deirdre Reid
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When you have a tiny bathroom, you have to get creative with storage. I love how Kelly at Eclectically Vintage uses an old wooden step ladder in the awkward space between the toilet and the pedestal sink. You could probably fit a tiny floor cabinet or…
When you have a tiny bathroom, you have to get creative with storage. I love how Kelly at Eclectically Vintage uses an old wooden step ladder in the awkward space between the toilet and the pedesta...
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A must read from Anna Caraveli for association professionals
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When I made Greek-style pan-fried porgy a few weeks ago, I decided to stick with the Greek theme for one of the sides. On a whim, I googled “Greek potatoes” and found this recipe from Bobby Flay. I ended up sautéing turnip greens with onion and garlic for…
When I made Greek-style pan-fried porgy a few weeks ago, I decided to stick with the Greek theme for one of the sides. On a whim, I googled “Greek potatoes” and found this recipe from Bobby Flay. I...
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Gnocchi with butternut squash and kale is one of the most delicious dishes I’ve made lately. It’s a quick recipe that will leave you swooning. ~~~ Last Friday night, Jim said those magical words to me. “This is better than a restaurant.” Now, it’s true…
Gnocchi with butternut squash and kale is one of the most delicious dishes I’ve made lately. It’s a quick recipe that will leave you swooning. ~~~ Last Friday night, Jim said those magical words to...
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It’s the third week of our winter CSA from In Good Heart Farm. We’ve had freezing temps at harvest time the last few weeks so our pick-ups were postponed until this week. Kale Last night I made the most delicious dish with kale, butternut squash, sage,…
It’s the third week of our winter CSA from In Good Heart Farm. We’ve had freezing temps at harvest time the last few weeks so our pick-ups were postponed until this week. Kale Last night I made the...
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A quick dinner recipe featuring golden tilefish with a spicy breadcrumb topping. Try it with any white fish fillets including cod, tilapia, flounder, snapper, bass, croaker, halibut or grouper. ~~~ I found some interesting info about golden tilefish on…
A quick dinner recipe featuring golden tilefish with a spicy breadcrumb topping. Try it with any white fish fillets including cod, tilapia, flounder, snapper, bass, croaker, halibut or grouper. ~~~...
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Spinach with garlic, raisins, pine nuts, and red pepper flakes might seem like a weird combination, but let me tell you, it’s absolutely terrific and quick to put together. ~~~ I’ve been making this dish forever. Where did I first discover it, I wonder.…
Spinach with garlic, raisins, pine nuts, and red pepper flakes might seem like a weird combination, but let me tell you, it’s absolutely terrific and quick to put together. ~~~ I’ve been making thi...
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You’re proud of your work. You do it well. And, you do it your way. Then, one day, someone walks into your office, or into your space, and says, “From now on, we want you to do it this way because…” Because whatever blah blah blah, you weren’t really…
You’re proud of your work. You do it well. And, you do it your way. Then, one day, someone walks into your office, or into your space, and says, “From now on, we want you to do it this way because…...
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Flounder piccata is a quick, boldly flavored yet light dish that can also be made with any other thin fillets—sole, tilapia, pollock, haddock, skate or cod. So simple and so good. ~~~ Piccata is one of those recipes that’s really easy to throw together…
Flounder piccata is a quick, boldly flavored yet light dish that can also be made with any other thin fillets—sole, tilapia, pollock, haddock, skate or cod. So simple and so good. ~~~ Piccata is on...
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A quick Greek-influenced recipe for porgy—or any other mild, sweet fish like pompano, snapper, bass, tilefish or grouper—with lemon, herbs, garlic and white wine. ~~~ We were introduced to a new fish recently—porgy aka scup. Since joining the Community…
A quick Greek-influenced recipe for porgy—or any other mild, sweet fish like pompano, snapper, bass, tilefish or grouper—with lemon, herbs, garlic and white wine. ~~~ We were introduced to a new fi...
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I love dishes that combine a bit of heat with a hint of sweet and a touch of tangy too. This cauliflower dish has it all. The first two times I made this I followed a recipe from the Scarpetta Dolcetto blog—no need to change anything. But the last time I…
I love dishes that combine a bit of heat with a hint of sweet and a touch of tangy too. This cauliflower dish has it all. The first two times I made this I followed a recipe from the Scarpetta Dolc...
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Ribbonfish puttanesca is a quick, boldly-flavored dish of tomatoes, garlic, red pepper, black olives, capers, anchovies and herbs. You can substitute cod, snapper or bass for the ribbonfish. ~~~ I had never heard of ribbonfish before buying it at Locals…
Ribbonfish puttanesca is a quick, boldly-flavored dish of tomatoes, garlic, red pepper, black olives, capers, anchovies and herbs. You can substitute cod, snapper or bass for the ribbonfish. ~~~ I ...
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freelance writer, blogger and copywriter ~ reid-a-book ~ association and restaurant management veteran ~ CAE ~ history, art and craft beer lover ~ irregular yogi ~ thinking about my next meal
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Feet In Smoke: A Story About Electrified Near-Death
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The following is excerpted from Pulphead, John Jeremiah Sullivan's new collection of essays, which Deadspin cannot recommend enough. On the

Reclaiming Twitter for Conversation
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Something unusual happened to me yesterday. I had a conversation on Twitter. You might be surprised to hear that, after all, I’ve been a Twi