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So, if you’re American, on American soil, chances are good you’ve come through Thanksgiving. Congratulations. So, this migraine. There are migraines, and migraines. If you are a migraineur, you’re like, if she’s typing, it cannot be that bad. And you’re right: some migraines, it’s puke your way to the ER,…

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Wait a minute! Weren’t we here already? Indeed we were, just about a year ago to the day. But the recipes are different–Lamb Tagine With Preserved Lemon hails from Claudia Roden’s marvelous Book Of Middle Eastern Food. Today’s tagine comes from another seminal cookbook, Paula Wolfert’s Couscous And Other Good Food From Morocco. Fifty…

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Before discussing today’s recipe, it is only fair to touch on the last post, wherein I ranted and raved about my failed attempt to enroll in an identity theft protection program. This was occasioned by the hacking of my former employer’s antiquated computer system. Alas, attempts to protect my identity…

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Bacon

November 5, 2015

If one considers a bagel with lox and cream cheese breakfast nirvana, it’s hard to understand the fuss over bacon.The current trend of pairing bacon with foods commonly considered dessert, like ice cream or chocolate bars, doesn’t help matters. In fact, some of us find it nauseating. When one considers…

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WordPress bloggers have the instantaneous ability to check reader stats just by logging in.The first page we see on the “back end”–the dashboard–is a graph of blue bars whose relative heights indicate how many people hang around on a given day. So far I’ve managed to avoid constant checking, a behavior…

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Preserved Lemons

October 28, 2015

  So, are we having fun yet? Indeed we are.  Here at the IK we’ve spent the past two weeks and much of our savings flying about California. We were ill-assisted by an airline team whose experience with wheelchair users was minimal, an accessible van rental agency who left the…

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