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“It was idyllic in a way that even an atheist, cynical New Yorker could enjoy. I stayed in a tent under a rainbow eucalyptus tree. They provided the food in exchange for work. We had a farmstand on the road, where I baked banana bread and various other Hawaiian-esque sweets. It was really my first … Continued

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“I don’t know if it speaks to our generation more, but all these books that we were reading were full of strong and brave girls. I think that surely has had an effect on how we turned out.”     “So many things have been revealed since the election, so we were thinking, ‘How can … Continued

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“I really advocate for spending the extra money on the things you don’t need every day, like meat, fish, dairy, and sugar. If you’re going to do it, go for something of high quality.”   “That is what makes New York so great- all of these specialty markets that have been cooking a few things … Continued

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“Honestly, I wouldn’t even see the dandelion greens if Ryan Gosling were there. I’d like to state that for the record.” “I still remember the day when I got back from a long trip I saw the email in my inbox from Heather saying, “Let’s do this!” My jaw dropped, I called my boyfriend over, … Continued

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“How can you not have shallots!? They are the best thing in the world! I also have extra tubes of anchovy paste. It’s my secret weapon.”   “I’ve always believed that there has to be something wrong with it if there are no calories in it. It doesn’t make any sense unless it’s a cucumber. … Continued

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“As long as I have cilantro, limes, and 2 jalapenos in my fridge, I can pretty much find my way through the week.”   “When people show up at my house- I like to think about how they can be part of it.  When you’re part of something, you’re more connected to it and more … Continued

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“It’s about rejecting the idea that cooking at home, whether for yourself or for others, is something that you just have to do– it doesn’t have to be a chore!”   “They almost always have what I need, and when I develop recipes, I like to make sure that any special ingredients I call for … Continued

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“Ally could live off of sweet potatoes and squash. Don’t get between her and her sweet potato.”       “…you can put them in the freezer, and when you take them out, they are like ice cream.”     “…with quick extraction methods like a Moka pot, Bialetti, and espresso, you will get more … Continued

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“In some weird way it makes me feel like we are living in the suburbs by having our grocery shopping dates.  It helps us take our mind off of the day to day stuff we deal with at work.”   “It’s special to eat dinner at a place created by someone we really love and … Continued