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I love to substitute

As many of you may know, I love to swap healthy ingredients for less-than-healthy ingredients in my baking. Sometimes it works out, sometimes, well….it’s time to hit up the pizza place down the street! There are also times that I’m … Continue reading

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>Black Friday Funk

>No, not the comeback tune from Vanilla Ice! It’s the day after the day after Thanksgiving, and thanks to some high winds and disrespect on my part for San Diego weather, I’ve wound up with a pretty painful ear infection! … Continue reading

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>Gumbo!

> Inspired a year ago by The Princess and the Frog, and having a strong desire to conquer another region of cooking, I decided to try making gumbo tonight! I’ve eaten it plenty of times, and I love the thick, … Continue reading

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>Rejection

> I’m having anxiety dreams lately about auditions where I’m not only not given a part in the play, but wherein the director also makes rude, Simon Cowell-like cracks about me wasting his time with my horrible voice and presence. … Continue reading

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>Spicy Indian Eggplant

> I’ve been working on a recipe for an easy, tasty, and spicy eggplant, and I think that this is it. The texture is wonderful, and the spices are perfect. Be warned, if you don’t enjoy things a little spicy, … Continue reading

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>FroYo

> I’ve had this craving for awhile now for frozen yogurt. Even though it’s been mostly chilly here lately, with a few odd warm days, I’m starting to crave the frozen treats of warm weather. Now, I’m not much of … Continue reading

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>Ratatouille

> So for the past two days, we’ve been enjoying the best summer veggie treat, ratatouille. Ratatouille is a delicious, healthy way to enjoy and use up a lot of the wonderful vegetables that so many people have overflowing their … Continue reading

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>For your consideration…

>As ya’ll might have guessed, I really like to bake. However, I love to bake more than I’m able to eat, and it’s really not good for me to have all these sweets. So my question is this: What do … Continue reading

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>Bread pudding!

>Since I finished my semester, I’ve been crazed with cooking/baking. I have a list of things that I want to try making in the next few weeks. This weekend, I attempted to replicate the awesome banana bread pudding that I … Continue reading

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>Marshmallows!

>I made homemade marshmallows last night! So cool! I used the recipe posted on Coconut & Lime, and as stated, it was like magic! Rich, fluffy marshmallows coated in a delectable powdered sugar coating. Certainly not health food, since marshmallows … Continue reading

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