Monthly Archives: May 2011

Jess and Kelly turn 30, take on Manhattan

Months ago we decided that we would take a trip together to celebrate our 30th birthdays, which are both in May. Usually when I try to plan something that far in advance, it doesn’t end up happening. But we were … Continue reading

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birch & barley / churchkey

Let me tell you about my experiences at each of these sister DC establishments. Brian took me to Birch & Barley a couple of weeks ago to celebrate my 30th birthday. It was, hands down, THE BEST restaurant experience I’ve … Continue reading

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roasted curry chickpeas

I could eat these every day. And since they are high in zinc, folate, protein, fiber, and phosphorous (according to Wikipedia), and super easy to make, I probably should! Except that they are garbanzo beans, and we all know what … Continue reading

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gluten free strawberry ricotta pancakes

I have no idea why I haven’t tried making gluten free pancakes before. Breakfast has always been my favorite meal, with french toast and pancakes topping the list. But I haven’t attempted either since I have gone gluten free. Maybe … Continue reading

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strawberry breakfast millet

I have a feeling we will be eating a lot of strawberries over the next few days. Our good friend Matt’s family owns a strawberry farm in Skippers, Virginia. Last year during strawberry season, Brian and I went there for … Continue reading

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