Leeks

Today we have one of my favorite vegetables to consume this time of year. Last night, we had leek soup and it was delicious! I’m always amazed at how a few simple ingredients put together in just the right way can come out tasting so brilliantly good. At least, when someone, unlike myself, who can actually…

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French Toast Day

Today we celebrate French Toast Day! A day devoted to the appreciation of the ever popular eggy bread. My appreciation comes in the form of a super quick 3 color doodlewash. Though it was always called French toast when I was growing up, the dish didn’t really originate in France and actually existed during the age of the Roman empire. In…

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A Spoonful of Pasta

It’s been wonderful to be back home again, although I’m still experiencing quite a bit of jet lag. So for today, we have just a little spoonful of pasta. Actually, it’s a good representation of the type of simpler food I’ll be enjoying this week as I go through my ritual Paris detox. I had…

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Strawberry Smoothie

Following along with this month’s prompts, today we have a smoothie. I can assure you this was not drawn from life as I’m still in Paris and although I should be consuming smoothies to offset the wonderfully rich food, I’ve been choosing pastries instead. So this image is more of a totem to what my entire meal…

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Mixed Nuts

Today we have some mixed nuts for today’s prompt. Though now, having painted them, I’m really not sure what to say about nuts. As a kid, I remember always having a big bowl of pecans this time of year. In fact, we would often go to collect them ourselves off the ground under a tree.…

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