In search of bolognese

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Today we venture south to Bologna, a medieval looking city with a center that’s more Chicago State Street than Little Italy. Bologna is referred to in a number of ways. La Grassa (the fat one) celebrates the first bolognese sauce that originated in the city. La Dotta (the learned one) refers to the university that […]

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Panzanella Salad

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Considering I’m a true adult now and all, I figured I should start expanding my salad repertoire and get a little fancier. Just kidding. I just had some rock hard bread that I didn’t want to go to waste. Truth is I love carbs as much as the next runner gearing up for a big […]

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Tabbouleh Salad and Sangria

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Before I share with you a super easy salad recipe that goes great with blazing hot weather, I want to give you a quick rundown of some observations from the weekend. Bridge runs are for the birds On Saturday mornings, we like to take Finn down to a park along Sarasota Bay where he can play […]

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Summer meal planning

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Oh hey there. Me again. I’ve been meaning to share our meal plan this week with you but apparently I can only get my stuff together to make one of them happen at a time. Now don’t assume I’m a super planner who writes down her weekday meals every Sunday or anything. I want to be that […]

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Classic Greek Salad

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When it comes to the salad game, I’m pretty traditional. Most days, I settle for a classic mixed greens salad with cucumber, tomato and a balsamic vinaigrette of some sort and I never get tired of it. Every once in a while though, a girl needs to mix things up. So now that Greece is […]

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