BACK IN THE SWING

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Vacation was completely rejuvenating but I’m back in the everyday and really happy to be home, making dinner, walking the dogs, nagging the kids to clean-up, getting to work blah blah blah BUT am also thinking about this weekends eats for the holiday. Whatever the main feature is (probably lamb)–I’ll definitely be making this Easter… View Article
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Scotchie’s

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[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”ScotchieS”] Jerk Chicken and Pork
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More Peace

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Haiti to Jamaica

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Earlier yesterday morning, shortly before we arrived at this beach–a secluded one in eastern Portland parish Jamaica, this boat arrived–filled with 25 Haitian refugees, all of whom survived the journey. There was another boat last week. Jamaica will care for these folks until there is a home available for them to return to. Strong grass… View Article
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Breakfast and Lunch

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Breakfast Pak choy, bread fruit, plantain, Irish, yam, johnny cake Lunch Oxtail, rice and peas, cole slaw, macaroni salad
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Peace

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Vacation

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Hey folks-am heading for vacation next week and I’m really looking forward to some chill time. Should the techno-stars align, I’ll put up some exotic posts. Will definitely be spending some hours in the Boston Bay jerk pits though.
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Karaoke

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It’s hard to imagine it took me this long in my old-ass life to get to karaoke. I ageed to go but not to sing until I got my first taste and then–a monster was created. Karaoke–where have you been my adult life? While I was busy momming and cooking all this fun was just… View Article
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Mad Hungry Photo Shoot

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[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”MHGuidepostsPhotoShoot”] The boyz gathered with me today to hang around the kitchen for a photo shoot. It was a total bulls in the china shop situation but we had so much fun as we made sandwiches together for a future Guide Posts story. Oddly enough it was the first time they have gathered… View Article
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Doubles (and I don’t Mean Tennis)

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Headed out to Flatbush in Brooklyn to a little Trinidadian bakery to get “Doubles”: curried saucy chickpeas tucked inside a thin folded roti all washed down with a “Chubby” and oh what a Trinny treat it is.
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DOGS, BOYS AND BREAKFAST

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Am missing this boy child terribly given his canceled flight home due to this horrendous NYC weather. This boy doggie misses him too–stalking me in the bedroom, kitchen, living room–another incorrigible yearling who needs more than this ladies exercise routine! Still–there is a household of other males who seem to evade the dog walking but… View Article
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Butcher Bakers and Macaroon Makers

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[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”BestOfParty410″] The last couple weeks, I’ve slowed my blog, FB, twitter posts down a bit in order to step back and evaluate the bigger social media picture. Why (??), what, when, where, and how ??? These are the questions I’ve been thinking about. Surprisingly (to myself) I have a renewed appreciation for these… View Article
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Toronto Canada

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Have arrived in my home province: Ontario. Yes folks, am Canadian born! It’s a quick trip for MH press but I wish I had more time to see friends and family and hang in this wonderful city. It’s the first place/city I took a subway, hung out on my own and departed for points north… View Article
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MAD Hungry: IACP Finalist!

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The International Academy of Culinary Professionals has nominated MAD HUNGRY for an award in the “Children, Youth & Family” category. For all of you MH-ers that are not familiar with IACP, a nomination and award from this┬áprestigious institution is said to be the cookbook equivalent to the Golden Globes. Exciting News!! For the first time… View Article
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MAD Hungry in Scholastic Parent and Child

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Not to be too dorky but…..as anyone who reads this blog knows: parenting has been the most awesome job of my life. So, when Mad Hungry is included in a “best new parenting book” round-up it pleases me to no end!
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