Category Archives: CTGL Tip

An Epic Fight Ends With Herb-Marinated Cod With Plantains & Black Beans

Share, if you dare…Yesterday, I had an epic fight with my husband. It was one of THOSE. A brutal, push-each-other’s-buttons complete with tears, accusations and furrowed brows that show frustration. If you were watching us, anyone would have been uncomfortable enough … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Week Menu You’ll Really Love

Share, if you dare…Are you ready for the November meal that leaves you stuffed and comatose? I am very ready. Shopped and prepped ready. But there’s a huge presumption that all parties can’t wait for the big bird, potatoes, stuffing, … Continue reading

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RECIPE: A Boozy, Luscious Cranberry Sauce

Share, if you dare…Ditch that canned cranberry sauce NOW! Unless you love it. But I can’t imagine you’ll go back to it after trying this recipe. There are six total ingredients, and if you make it a few days in … Continue reading

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MEN! Here’s How You Do It: Romance, Texting & Food

Share, if you dare… I know what you’re doing right now. Rushing to check your email/Facebook/Twitter or text message on your way to work/bar/home/gym/school. I am right there with you, editing this blog post while cooking lunch. I’m not suggesting … Continue reading

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Mimosas: saying goodbye to an old friend, and hello to a new one

Share, if you dare…We’ve been friends, close ones for many years. We have shared so many moments together. And its not as if this is an unhealthy relationship. This just isn’t working anymore. You’re uninteresting. A relic of the 80s … Continue reading

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Where to find your next girlfriend, or the perfect date for your wife/girlfriend

Share, if you dare… A cooking class is the following: a place for you to meet a person with outside interests. OR a fantastic idea for those wanting to take your beloved to someplace new: a cooking class. Please don’t … Continue reading

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Wonder if he/she likes you? Read on…

Share, if you dare…When I first started dating my then boyfriend, now husband, I played initiated a game. The, “I’m not gonna call him so much or be available,” game. After two days of ‘playing it cool,’ he called me … Continue reading

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RECIPE: Shakshuka what your mama gave ya!

Share, if you dare…Note: if you’re not a fan of eggs over easy, then Shakshuka just isn’t for you. Scrambled just doesn’t work in this dish. If you like your yolks a bit runny, then you’re in for an exceptional … Continue reading

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Show me how to make it for you baby

Share, if you dare…Mona came back from a trip to Spain, Germany and France recently. After three weeks, she returned with a glow in her face and also managed to even come back smaller. Just so you know, I think … Continue reading

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Where am I? On holiday

Share, if you dare… I just had a reader ask where I’ve been. I’m on vacation. ‘Nuff said. See you on May 10th. Love, M. Share, if you dare…

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