Nov

22

Sweet potato cones

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A more mobile take on a classic sweet potato & marshmallow topped casserole that is usually served during thanksgiving….I’m not a huge fan of marshmallows but I do like just a little bit for an added sweetness and I love the burnt top (reminds me of smores). I started off with a super thin (Watered [...]

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Oct

30

Baies Rose Peppercorn Brownies

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Recently I got this box gift set with spices, and I was so grateful for this because I needed a set of spices, currently running out of some spices at home so it was like the perfect timing. Despite the fact that it says ‘suitable for all levels of kitchen wizardry’ or ’16 magical potions’ [...]

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Oct

27

Grapefruit Sake Cocktail

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One of my new favorite drinks to mix at home. Very VERY easy, and grapefruit is one of my favorite juice flavors. I just add some lime juice, mint, some of my favorite sparkling sake (love love love) and vodka. A little agave nectar can be used to sweeten the drink if you like, I [...]

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Oct

14

Heart Decanter

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Couldn’t help myself, just had to share some of these beautiful decanters by a designer/artist in Italy. I have to thank the girl who tweeted me the link (@CeciliasClaws).. I wasn’t sure if I was just going to share a random image of a heart decanter, but I loved that the artist included some process [...]

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Oct

10

Doggy snack

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My dog …she kind of eats everything. I don’t really get it…even spicy foods at times….and…she loves these dried salted seaweed snacks, you can actually get them at trader joe’s..but who can say no to those eyes! There is some kind of weird problem with this blog’s RSS feed, the other two are working fine. [...]

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Oct

10

Branzino, Straight

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One of my favorite dinners… I try to keep them carb-less…and the best thing for me is just a piece of fresh fish from the market, some salt, and a broiler.. Branzino is my favorite…

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Oct

06

Vanilla Extract

I had these dried up vanilla beans lying around, and I just couldn’t throw them away. They were dried to the point where you could literally snap them in half and it’d make this noise. Not usable. But with some vodka I could turn these dried up vanilla beans and make some vanilla extract. There [...]

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Sep

22

Korean Caviar

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Russians love their caviar and vodka, but Koreans love caviar and soju. I hate soju though. Anyway, super special delivery direct from Korea, some amazing korean caviar (spicy whitening roe). This small jar/package that houses about 30 sacs of roe is quite expensive and you can’t even get it in the US. Of course they [...]

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Sep

22

Pancake Secrets

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For years I wondered what made restaurant pancakes taste so good. I’ve made them at home and they never looked like pancakes. The looked like FRIED cakes. Look at this picture here for an example. The restaurant pancakes were always slightly chewy, soft, airy, and the batter was never fried. In fact they had a [...]

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Sep

21

A little of both

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I always like a little variety, even with pasta. But in really small portions. Here are two kinds I like. I dunno, having two kinds makes you feel fuller at the end, even though you eat less of each. My mouth gets so bored.   Egg noodles, parmesan cheese, and white truffle oil. And the [...]

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