December 2010

Top 10 Ingredients in our kitchen in 2010 by Lauren

December 31, 2010

The end of the year is perfect for round-ups and since we just started our blog this year we couldn’t think of a more appropriate way to end the year.  This year brought a lot of change to our lives.  Hilary and I started 2010 off living together in my flat in SF.  Then Hilary [...]

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A Very Belgian Christmas by Lauren

December 28, 2010

Every year I watch in awe as everyone gets their panties in a bunch about Christmas, the Christmas spirit, present shopping, baking cookies, gift giving etc.  Christmas songs, Christmas movies, and TV shows  pretty much make me want to vomit (OK, except for Bad Santa, one of the most brilliant Xmas movies EVER) and want [...]

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An English Christmas by Hilary

December 27, 2010

This Christmas was about starting new traditions with friends and family in a different country.  It was my first Christmas living outside of America and to be honest I thought it would be much harder than it was.  Every day I realized that I have amazing friends, a great husband and I married into a [...]

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A little Dutch holiday flair by Lauren

December 22, 2010

Part of the reason for creating this blog was so that everyone can get a little taste of what it’s like to live in Amsterdam.  Well, let me tell you.  It’s cold.  And gray.  And about  8 hrs of “sunlight” a day ( I use term sparingly as it’s really just a layer of clouds [...]

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Harissa Paste by Hilary

December 19, 2010

I’ve had an entire week of being sick and Im still not feeling super fabulous.  I guess all the travel back and forth and running around finally did me in.  So this week I did alot of sliding around the house in my slippers with my robe on all day, only getting dressed (from the [...]

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And Speaking of Ugly Vegetables…by Lauren

December 17, 2010

Hilary’s last post got me thinking about ugly vegetables, well actually intimidating vegetables in general.  Up until about two years ago I hardly ever cooked with vegetables because I never really grew up eating any except for potatoes and corn.  Since I met Hilary though, a whole vegetarian world has opened up to me.  I’ve [...]

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The Jerusalem Artichoke by Hilary

December 15, 2010

This week has been a crazy one.  Im in London a lot these days.  Last week I was away from home Monday through Saturday afternoon. When I took this job I forgot one thing.  That Im 40 (though I know I bring it up constantly, it’s just my way of trying to get it into [...]

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