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The Food Lab

  Finecooking.com You know I’m a nerd and love my books, especially cookbooks! Well, I’ve found a fellow nerd and cookbook author, J. Kenji-Lopez-Alt. This massive and informative cookbook called, The Food Lab was written by this MIT grad. This … Continue reading

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Image: Bookdepository.com I’ve just finished the most amazing book, Not the Last Goodbye. I picked it up because I saw that it was written by David Servan-Schreiber (not because I knew what it was about!). Shortly after my diagnosis, I devoured his … Continue reading

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  Stylecartel.com   If you are into coconut oil, you’ll love these carry-out coconut oil pouches. Snap and squeeze Jax Coco Snaps ($7.50 for 24 sachets, jaxcoco.com) to release a single serving of organic, extra virgin coconut oil.  Stash in … Continue reading

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Kick it Up

Image: cluttermagazine.com   Classic Chucks have entered the DIY age with Converse’s easy customization tool.  Just pick your color and patterns for sneakers that are as original as you are. $75; converse.com

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Beaches

Image: Amazon.com Gray Malin is the artist of the moment for the Hollywood and fashion elite. His awe-inspiring aerial photographs of beaches around the world are shot from door-less helicopters, creating playful and stunning celebrations of light, shape, and perspective, … Continue reading

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Tap Dance

Image: bestbuy.com Keep sunscreen off your touchscreen with the Modal Stylus Pen.  Use the stylus tip to tap away on tablet or phone.  And the rollerball side comes in handy when you want to power down. ($14.99 each; bestbuy.com)

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  Image: Healthygoodness.com Brewla Bars are high-end popsicles that ship nationwide on dry ice. They are made with great ingredients, like peach puree and white tea; and come in adultish flavors: Cold Brewed Coffee, Cherry Pomegranate & Red Tea and … Continue reading

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  Image: amazon.com Ruth Reichl is quite a storyteller. The former Editor in Chief of Gourmet magazine and recipient of six James Beard Awards for food writing tells her story about her evolution as a food critic in New York, specifically at … Continue reading

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Image: Loveandlemons.com I love lemons. In fact, I can’t get enough lemon in my water and most recipes, too. I follow lemony foods on Pinterest, love the color yellow because it makes me happy, and am always perusing blogs with … Continue reading

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Chez Panisse

    Image: Foodista.com A friend gave me this book recently and I am absolutely smitten by this Shining Moment.  40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering is a photographic tribute to the Berkeley restaurant that traces its cultural history through … Continue reading

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