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August 2009 Archives

So Long Montana, Hello Puppy Louis

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 30, 2009 at 8:02am

Good-bye summer! It was a chilly 45 degrees at 3 o’clock this morning, autumn is definitely in the air. If you’re wondering why I know the temp at 3 a.m., it’s not because I was out partying. It’s because we got…a new puppy! Puppy Louis, a mini goldendoodle (will be 45 lbs. full grown), and…

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East Hampton ’09

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:34pm

Back from another lovely, tasty, way-too-short stay at my in-laws’ in East Hampton. It’s a long trip from Minneapolis, once you fly into La Guardia and hitch a ride to the east end of Long Island; door-to-door, the better part of eight hours, drag. But hey, I’m not really complaining – it’s East Hampton for…

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Tomato Time

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 9, 2009 at 6:36pm

So you may have noticed that my last few posts have included tomatoes, fresh, sweet, glorious tomatoes.  ‘Tis officially the time of year when I can’t get enough of the beauties – raw or cooked, in salads or pastas, in soups or sandwiches, in gratins or eggs dishes, all good, all good. Tonight – after…

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Julie & Julia…

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 8, 2009 at 6:16pm

…the movie. I was so excited to see it and let me say, I was not disappointed. Love, love, loved it. Was actually kind of weepy throughout, particularly during the Julia & Paul Child scenes. The food, the romance, the finding one’s passion, even the blogging and funnily enough, the tallness (Julia was 6’2″, I’m…

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Garlicky Cherry Tomato and Bread Gratin

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 1, 2009 at 11:25am

Warm bread and ripe tomatoes, what a pairing. I could stop there – with a shake or two of salt and pepper – and be very happy. But add garlic, a drizzle of olive oil, a little cheese, fresh herbs, and a blast of heat and you have garlicky cherry tomato and bread gratin –…

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