Category Archives: Recipes

A Perfect Combo

I realize that I’ve neglected to blog about my transformative experience as a new movie producer and director, and I promise I will get around to that soon, but in the meantime, check out the magnificent lunch that came out … Continue reading

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Powder Coated

First real snowfall of the season. Adorable brick cape cod, circa 1948. Lemony vegan Linzer cookies, circa 2012.

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Getting Canned

I remember carefully navigating the stairs into the basement of my grandparents’ ranch house as a little girl, stealing around the corner to where my Mommom’s canned goods perched. Shelf after shelf sat filled with glass mason jars.  Plump tomatoes … Continue reading

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Cool Mint on a Steamy Afternoon

Loyal fans of The Rhetorical Purpose know just how well they are treated. Last Friday, as temperatures climbed into the 90s, a frosty, minty concoction awaited Friday Happy Hour attendees. Chef Chloe’s vegan mint chocolate chip ice cream, as featured … Continue reading

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Rustic Tomato Butternut Squash Soup

Sometimes I’ll throw a few ingredients in a pot, taste it, and say “damn, I am a fine cook.” That happened today for lunch (although it doesn’t always happen, and sometimes the “damn” goes the other way, as in “damn, … Continue reading

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Friday Happy Hour Ride

Gearing up for another Happy Hour Ride today.  Last week featured homemade ice cream. Could anything top that? (Probably not this week’s pumpkin oatmeal cookies, although they’re quite good.) Inspired to make your own ice cream after last week’s ride? … Continue reading

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Friday Happy Hour Ride

I attended the “Friday Happy Hour Ride” 2 weeks ago for the first time, and immediately became enchanted by the relaxed, casual vibe, which I attempted to capture on video. Note to non-attendees: this week’s lemon coconut bundt cake was … Continue reading

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