Category Archives: cooking

Cupcakes. Lazy, tasty cupcakes.

So, not sure if you’ve noticed or not, but I haven’t been posting a whole lot lately.  I have no excuses, I’ve just been completely unmotivated.  It’s like I moved into a new house and don’t want to touch anything … Continue reading

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Then I went to sea. In a donut.

Not kidding.  Not experimenting with hallucinogenic snacks (but that would have made for a crazy donut ride).  Fall may be in full swing on the other side of the country, but here in SoCal we’re having an absurd heat wave. So … Continue reading

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Summer & Strawberries

I started off my short work week today with this, a short-lived attempt at reversing some of the damage done by typical holiday weekend over-indulgence: After consuming this smoothie consisting of strawberries, oranges, a banana and some flax seed, I … Continue reading

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“It tastes like…like love”

Have I mentioned how much I love social media?  Probably not, since it actually scares the bejeezus outta me.  BUT without the magic of Facebookery, I may never have discovered the Chubby Bunny Marshmallow Company all the way over in … Continue reading

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Cheesy crack dip – veggie style

I’m sitting in the kitchen waiting for the neighborhood Superbowl party to start and figured it’s as good a time as any to write about the magic crack dip B brought to the table as part of the dowry provided … Continue reading

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Oh, wait, I forgot.  I could not possibly care less about professional football (though if my father asks, GO GIANTS).  I love college football.  When B decided to go to a grad school with an exceptional team I adopted them … Continue reading

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Ta-ta twenty-eleven

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. ~Benjamin Franklin Where in holy hell did 2011 go?  I’m still writing 2010 on crap.  Last year about … Continue reading

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