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A diet is a plan, generally hopeless, for reducing your weight, which tests your willpower but does little for your waistline. — Herbert B. Prochnow  

The Wine Room, Winter Park

My friend Heather is like a more glamorous, more put together version of me. She wears “outfits” instead of just “clothes”. She has a beautiful home decorated in tasteful…

Eating Orlando: Se7enbites

What is it about breakfast food? It’s magical, really. There’s just something about it. In the words of Ron Swanson, “There has never been a sadness that can’t…

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I’ve been on a diet for two weeks and all I’ve lost is two weeks. — Totie Fields

Lemon Pomegranate Poolside: #StirringsMixologyContest

At this time of year, the darkest, coldest time, the days of bikinis and sandy beaches seem both long gone and eons into the future. Cover-ups have been…

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No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain you might look good, but all you could do…

The Jennifer Aniston Smoothie

Remember on Friends when Rachel was curvy and the producers decided to cash in on it and put her in all those miniskirts and crop tops (so popular in the mid-90s)…

An Ode to Cabbage: Bruss n’ Broc Salad

I don’t know how it happened. How a single, slightly wilted, green cabbage leaf ended up in a field of pine trees. (They weren’t pine trees! Joe’s voice…

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And when all of the flourless chocolate cakes and chocolate mousse or ganache cakes have come and gone, there will still be nothing like a fudgy brownie, dry…

Experience: Beef Bourguignon

{We all need a little comfort. A little inspiration. A simple pleasure. Especially this time of year. Especially this year. So I decided to give you all a…

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A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. — Garrison Keillor

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Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach. — Victor Hugo

7 Things I Discovered in Mexico

This has happened before—I thought I had a good thing going, until I tried an actual Good Thing, and now going back to that other thing isn’t nearly…

Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce

When you travel to Florida in November to see your bestie, who just so happens to be a food enthusiast just like you, and just so happens to…

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Worrying about calories and cholesterol takes the fun out of food. — Julia Child