Category Archives: blogger problems

Dining on Portland’s Commercial St.

I had an unusual experience Saturday evening. Someone asked me where they should eat. That’s not the unusual part – as a food blogger, I can talk about eating out in Portland at length. You might actually get more than you bargained for in … Continue reading

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Putting Up Peaches

The law of unintended consequences, first coined as such by sociologist Robert Merton, is defined as “outcomes that are not the ones intended by purposeful actions.” This principle can be seen at work when one unsuspecting woman affirms in an … Continue reading

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Book Review-O-Rama: Apron Anxiety

It’s not a new story: girl meets boy, whirlwind romance ensues, boy and girl move to a faraway town, girl is restless/unemployed, girl learns to cook (ahem, see the onus of this very blog).  Thus begins Apron Anxiety by Alyssa Shelasky with … Continue reading

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>Leaving Maine

>Yeah, you read that right, I’m moving.  Why?!?  I’m not entirely sure myself, but blame it on the man.  He’s gone- found a great job- I shall follow and hope to be so lucky.  I’m leaving at the end of … Continue reading

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>Pioneer Woman’s Sesame Noodles

> Are you familiar with the Pioneer Woman?  Is that a bit like asking ‘are you familiar with Oprah?’  The Pioneer Woman is a blogger in Oklahoma who has spun a nice story about how she came to be a ranch … Continue reading

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Fermenting Away

I did something and didn’t tell you about it. *gasp* I know- in a world of TMI, you’re thinking, thank God. Someone keep their mouth shut about something. But sometimes I need a meal off. Like, I just want to … Continue reading

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