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Boo! It's Classroom Baked Goods Season!
I was grocery shopping this past weekend and wandered into the ‘Seasonal’ aisle. What I saw was enough to stop me in my tracks for a moment, lightheaded and having heart palpitations.
an open letter to the coffee I left on the counter
I am truly, deeply sorry for leaving you like that. I would understand if you could never forgive me. I abandoned you… half empty, but so full of promises. As I am realizing the error of my ways, it feels only right to speak my peace. To mend what can be healed of this heartbreak. For surely, it is mutual.
Eating One of the Most Dangerous Foods in the World — Live Octopus
Intro As a conversation starter, my bumble profile had a two truths and a lie section, as did my (now) partners. Our first conversation went something like this:
Cherry Tomatoes Make a Great Sauce
In August, I made a video about a versatile tomato sauce you can use for pasta, pizza, just about anything else you can think of that requires a pasta sauce.
No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake
Fall has arrived and so has the pumpkin spice! Check out this super easy five-ingredient no-bake cheesecake recipe that you will be sure to love and crave for many seasons to come. I have this as an added goodie during Fall every year. It never lasts very long in my refrigerator.
The Deviant Baker: Easy Peach Dessert Recipes That Will Leave You Feeling Peachy
If you like to improvise, experiment, or find it difficult to follow a recipe—the Deviant Baker is the place for you where deviating is creating.
Hungarian Krémes — Hungarian Vanilla Napoleon
Another recipe of mine, well, actually it's my mother's recipe, but nonetheless, it's now joining the other numerous wonderful recipes linked in our Vocal Cooks Collaborative.
My Pal Alpha Gal = No Mammal Meat for Me Anymore
Me + tick bites = haywire immunity system. It was an unintentional and undesired union. I still find it hard to believe that something that has plagued me randomly for 50 years finally has a name. That outcome accomplished only after it damned near killed me.
Energy Bites - a No-Bake Snack
It’s been a long and tiring day My stamina has drained away. I’m feeling run down, I’ve lost my pep. My feet are dragging with every step.
Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
The first time I ever used a computer was when I was four years old, in kindergarten. Our assignment was straightforward: tell the class what you want to be when you grow up.
Eternal Sunshine of the Pasta Mind
Is working in a restaurant something I want as my future career? No. I mean, never say never, but for now, no. Do I judge the idea of it? Absolutely not. My mom has worked in almost every industry over the last thirty years. And when I say this, I actually mean it. This woman had her own food truck, worked in a pharmaceutical company, and was a film make-up artist. And that is just a modest 1% of all the things. In her 40s, though, she realized that what brings her most joy is being a waitress in a great restaurant. As simple as that. And I can totally understand that.
Cookies Make Everything Better
This post is part of the Vocal Cooks Collaborative. Click here for an index of all story-recipes. The previous posts in this series were: