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The Easiest Way to Pit Cherries

Know how I usually pit cherries? In my mouth, on the way into my belly. Around here we gobble them straight from the bowl; they're gone too quickly for any other use. But horror of horrors, I brought home a not-so-good batch from the farmers’ market. I won’t say it ...
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Shopping Diary Challenge: What You Learned

I’m aquiver with anticipation… Last week I offered you a challenge: To keep notes about your food shopping for an entire week. Quite a few of you signed on (yay, you!). Maybe it was the chance to win a Whole Foods gift card, or maybe you’re just curious, like ...
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Take the Shopping Diary Challenge & Win a Whole Foods Gift Card!

Apparently I shop a lot. Like, a lot-a lot. Possibly an excessive amount. I don’t mean for clothing or shoes or accessories. I mean for food. I learned this via an exercise I performed last week, an exercise I’m going to challenge you to do yourself at the end of ...
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