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When my friend Sara from Culinerapy visited Concord, Mass. last year, she made a reader’s pilgrimage to Orchard House, the historic home of Louisa May Alcott. Since Sara and I (and half the women we know) share an abiding love for Alcott’s 1868 novel Little Women, she sent me a thoughtful souvenir: the author’s recipe [...]

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I am standing at my in-laws’ dining room table, using a short serrated knife to hack through an apple-almond dessert, and my heavy bracelet keeps slipping down my wrist. I lean in to cut, bracelet whomp. Push it up, falls back down. Up, down, back, clonk. It keeps whacking the pastry and driving me nuts [...]

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Kalamata Cleopatra

Can it be Wednesday already?  I’ve been so darn busy here at the McCain compound for like days now, learning to pronounce funny names and cramming for my debate. I tell you, there’s no time for blogging at all! Oops – someone else’s diary.   My excuse is the Jewish holidays – a different kind [...]

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