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Manger bien et juste

New Year’s Day has come and gone. Did you set resolutions? If you’re like most people, weight loss and improved fitness were high up the list of what you were going to change in 2012. In 2004, Mireille Guiliano’s book … Continue reading

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Faire le poireau

Today’s expression, faire le poireau (fair luh pwaroh), literally means “to do the leek.” Figuratively, however, it means “to be left to wait around.” Leeks can be harvested far later in the season than most vegetables. They wait around until … Continue reading

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