Dinner with a Dude?

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You’ve been given the chance to make dinner for a hero. Who’s it going to be?

The Forgotten Value Of Commitment

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Commitment is not the act of losing your freedom; but exercising it to choose who you want to give your most valuable gifts to.

The Real Reason Nice Guys Finish Last

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You’re gonna have to do more than be nice to get the girl.

We Went Out to Dinner with Our Grandmother

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Nicholas Miele takes on that most demanding of poetic forms–the sestina–to pay tribute to his Italian grandmother.

Our Dining Room Forum

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Family traditions can happen anywhere. B.K. Mullen’s started at the table.

My Zombie Apocalypse Battle Fantasy

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Tim Hoch’s game plan should a Zombie-Apocalypse ever be inflicted upon the world.

“I don’t want to know whether men can or can’t cook — I want to know WHY they do or don’t cook.”

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This is a comment by Kap on the post “What Every Man Should Know… About Cooking: 6/8″.

My Dinner with Fellow Bomb Victim Survivors

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Lisa Hickey, at a dinner for victims injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, realized once again the importance of the stories we tell.

Five Things I Did in My Twenties and How They Have Changed, Now That I’m 40

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Scott Behson is older and wiser.

My Mom Writes About Our Family Struggles – Part Three

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A few months back, my family nearly fell apart. Here’s how it all went down from my mom’s perspective. In this post, the prodigal daughter returns from San Francisco.

Cheers to Love: 22 Kiss-Friendly New Year’s Eve Date Ideas

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Try one of these date ideas to kickstart your new year with your significant other!

What Are You Doing To Weather Sandy?

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A game of Sorry and family viewing of “DodgeBall” here. How about over there?

“What gift do you get for someone who’s dying? Buy her a nice dress and slow dance in the living room.”

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This is a comment by ViveLeRamen on the post “What Gift Do You Get for Someone Who’s Dying?”

Quick & Easy Pan Seared Scallops

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Intimidated by seafood preparation at home? Start simple … Bruce Tretter shows you how to sear sea scallops perfectly.

Best. Meal. Ever. 9/8

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What is the best meal you have ever eaten?

Mulberry, The Final Scenes of Act One

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The final installment of Act One in James Olm’s “Mulberry.”