Author Archives: Domestocrat

About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, cereal, going to shows, scarves, kettlecorn, Gwen Stefani, yoga, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.

Recipe: Oatmeal Muffins

Alright guys, it’s September. Let’s all take a deep breath. It’s going to be ok. I’m not a person who wishes away any season (ok, maybe I cursed last winter and the 100+ inches of snow we got here in … Continue reading

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John’s Birthday Weekend in Maine

In July John celebrated his 33rd birthday and I planned a surprise weekend away as his present. I had a few different locations floating around in my head but ultimately settled on Maine (we love Maine so much). Here’s how … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chai Latte Ice Cream

I love going on vacation and tasting something so delicious you can’t wait to get home and recreate it in your own kitchen. On our Alaska cruise in June our final stop was Victoria, British Columbia where we had some amazing … Continue reading

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Five More Documentaries Worth Watching

I can’t believe it was three years ago (!) that I posted my original Five Documentaries Worth Watching blog. So here I am, back with five more excellent films! I’m an avid documentary consumer and love to discuss them with … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Truffles (Topped with Bacon, Sprinkles, Coconut, and Cocoa)

Today I’m going to ask you to consider candy making. Hear me out! Right now you’re looking at these pictures thinking I did something fancy and difficult. But I didn’t really. These truffles are insanely simple. So much so that … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Best Ever BBQ Beans

Beans are one of my favorite foods, not to mention go-to side dishes. They are obviously very good for you – what with all the protein and fiber, as well as macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and phytochemicals. I also love beans because … Continue reading

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Recipe: Classic Blueberry Muffins

Summer means berry season! Time to get your fill of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, boysenberries, gooseberries, huckleberries, marionberries, and raspberries. I really don’t enjoy turning on the oven when it’s 90+ degrees in late July but I would do it for … Continue reading

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