Book Buzz: Salt Fat Acid Heat

I want to learn more about cooking. I want to understand the science behind it all so I can enjoy cooking more than I do. I’ve come a long way from frozen fish filets and canned green beans in college (when I thought I was something), but I still don’t feel totally comfortable in the kitchen. Sure, I can follow a recipe, but if I don’t have a recipe, I feel looooost. Enter Samin Nosrat and her amazing game-changer of a cook book, that’s better than a cook book: [Read more…]

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Book Buzz: Books That Were My Jam in 2016

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There’s the NPR list of the best books of 2016.

There’s the one from the New York Times. There’s also the Goodreads list.

And then there’s MINE. Of all the books I’ve finished this year, here are my top 6:

 

“The One That EVERYBODY Read So You Have To Too”  [Read more…]

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Book Buzz: Notorious RBG – The Life & Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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I love reading the life stories of amazing women and this one may have just sauntered it’s way to the top of my faves list.  [Read more…]

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Book Buzz: What to Read When You Feel “Stuck.”

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I’ve done a lot that I’m proud of since graduating college. I’ve traveled to 10 countries. I’ve run my own business. I’ve always been self-employed. I have money in savings and no debt. I have great relationships with friends, family, and my man-friend. I have a fantastic dog that just gets me. Despite all this though, the past year or so, I’ve just felt “stuck.” I felt I wasn’t going anywhere (figuratively, professionally) and was lacking any and all motivation to get started on something new. To grow. [Read more…]

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10 Links that are my jam right now…

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There are all kinds of good things floating around the interwebs these days. These ones are my jam right now:

1. This guy who’s traveling the world, and doing naked handstands in each country. #creativetravelphotos

2. How the new Apple Watch is going to revolutionize fitness.

3. 17 Things You Should Know Before Dating an Athletic Girl.

4. Stop Exercising. Start Training. — > Get out of the gym. Get a goal. Train for it.

5. Creating independent & responsible kids. “Why I Let My Kids Walk to the Corner Store. And Why You Should Too”

6. Precision Nutrition’s Blog post on the Pros & Cons of the Paleo Diet. {GREAT Read!}

7. 19 Powerful tweets on domestic violence victims. #WhyIStayed

8. Goodreads.com‘s Best Books of the Month and New Releases lists. Looking for a book? Go there!

9. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day was my favorite book when I was kid. Now there’s a movie.

10. The awesome chick who made fun of Anthropolie’s Furniture Catalog.

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