Month: September 2010

Buy great kitchen stuff and more at my first ever yard sale

Yard Sale Northern California May 2005. This i...

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While it’s not exactly (or remotely) topical, I’m hosting my first ever yard sale on Saturday and wanted to invite you to drop by.  It’s going to be a pretty impressive showing of goods – especially in the home decor and entertainment departments – thanks to contributions from friends and neighbors.  The official listing is below along with a link to a great yard sale search engine Yard Sale Search.  (You might as well make a day of it…) Read More


Last Minute Labor Day – How to Pack a Picnic that Makes Vegetarians and Carnivores Happy

David Lebovitz shows off a big bowl of the enticing Farro Salad with Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Basil.

In preparation for the annual mad-frenzy of BBQ enthusiasm that is Labor Day, the folks at Serious Eats put together a quick “meat quiz” to gauge grilling prowess.  You’ll never believe it, but I scored 80%.  (The average when I took it was 60.)  I know. An amazing score for a vegetarian! Read More