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Happy Friday everyone and Happy New Year! It’s a late edition of Five Things Friday but I’m getting one in this week! I hope your new year has been going in the right direction for you. It’s a new month and it’s been pretty busy here in the Gillis household. The new baby arrived in […]

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Food Heritage

by Willie on May 13, 2015

in Daily, Food Fuel

I recently had a conversation with Angela about our food history. She asked me a question,”What was your mom’s signature dish when I was growing up?”. She named her mom’s signature dish but I kind of drew a blank. I don’t have a lock on just one particular dish that we consistently ate as I […]

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The Power Of Thoughts

by Willie on January 16, 2015

in Daily, In My Head, Rants

Earlier this week, I discovered a podcast after listening to the NPR radio show, “This American Life“. I wasn’t really searching for something to listen to. I just found the concept of the show interesting. The podcast, called Invisibilia (Latin for all the invisible things), is all about different aspects of human behavior and how […]

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Foodstagram!

by Willie on June 10, 2014

in Daily, Food Fuel, In My Head, Rants

Food photography. We all do it. We sit in a new restaurant that we’ve never been to before. It’s a restaurant that we’ve waited for so long to finally go to or it’s a off the beaten path restaurant that no one had ever heard of. You’ve just made a food discovery. You’re one of […]

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On Monday, Memorial Day, I started my training plan for my first marathon. It’s something that has been a long time coming but I was never really thrilled to do it. Angela started her marathon training last summer for her first marathon, St. Jude Marathon, and I’m following in her footsteps. A year later, I’m […]

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Salt To Taste

by Willie on January 13, 2014

in Daily, Food Fuel

Have you ever read a recipe that says the phrase “Salt To Taste”. It is one of those phrases that tends to haunt a beginner cook. How much salt should be added when cooking? Should I use table salt, Kosher salt, or sea salt? Isn’t adding salt bad for you? Recently, I was listening to […]

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