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Fueling up the Cookie Machine: Banana Breakfast Dumplings

It’s a snow Saturday here in the Northeast.  Which means, I’m holed up in my apartment all day.  What to do… With Christmas just around the corner, it turned into a great day to get all that holiday baking done. … Continue reading

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Knife Fights, Turkey Trunks and Old Lady Bathing Suits: Kicking off Holiday Season 2013

It’s not as exciting as the title may suggest.  I just wanted to pique your interest… So, here is another reason why I need one of those Life Alert things: Yup.  That is a knife, that flew out of my … Continue reading

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Quickie Dinner: Roasted Mushroom Kale and Chicken with Buttermilk Biscuits

My kitchen never stays clean for long. I’m just having immediate family over for Thanksgiving.  Small informal affair.  But I still had to go on a massive cleaning spree on Sunday to make the apartment guest worthy (a perk of … Continue reading

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Looking for the Sun, Finding Pumpkin Corn Bread

I had the two dogs for the night.  Not only did the fire alarm for the building go off in the middle of the night, forcing us to evacuate, I dragged them along with me in an attempt to view … Continue reading

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Race Report: Westchester Half Marathon

Westchester Half Marathon – October 13, 2013 I ran stupid and now I’m paying for it.  A painful reminder of how I am not as young as I used to be. It was a beautiful, chilly and cloudy morning.  Perfect … Continue reading

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ChezSylvia Travels: Singapore via Hong Kong

Took the camera out for another spin halfway around the world again!  This time, I visited Singapore with a stopover in Hong Kong. A few quick notes: I forgot to reset my camera settings from food photography.  I didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Race Report: Sarah Bishop Bushwhack 10K Trail Race

Sarah Bishop Bushwhack 10K Trail Race – September 29, 2013 When a race course brings you to the highest point in Westchester, you are pretty much guaranteed more than a few really good uphill climbs. Touted as harder than the … Continue reading

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Fall = Football = Fresh Corn Cornbread

Football season is here. While I can’t say I don’t watch football, I’ll enjoy a game if it happens to be on.  I don’t always know what’s going on, and who is who and whatnot, but I do know enough … Continue reading

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What I Did This Summer. A Wrap Up of Sorts.

It seemed like yesterday I made my Ode to Summer. Just as summer unofficially came to a close, we seem to be in the midst of a reminder that it is not officially over.  Technicalities really, but close enough. How … Continue reading

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Weekend Adventures: New York State Fair

Maybe it is because Syracuse is in the same state, but it never occurred to me that the drive to Syracuse was longer than a drive to Cape Cod, and yet, I would never go to the Cape, on a whim, for … Continue reading

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