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Recipe: Egg Roll in a Bowl

Isn’t the main purpose of getting Chinese takeout to pig out on some egg rolls? Noodles and rice are totally an after thought for me; it’s all about the apps – specifically the egg rolls. They’re crispy and savory, and … Continue reading

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Recipe: Quinoa Fried Rice

On our California to Oregon road trip John and I had a fantastic dinner at Leroy’s Kitchen and Lounge in San Diego. The highlight of the meal, for me, was definitely the quinoa fried rice. I took one bite and said … Continue reading

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Recipe: Rise and Shine Juice

One of my rookie moves as an amateur juice enthusiast was to concoct all kinds of juices with like 10 ingredients in them (beets! kale! pineapple! cucumber! cantaloupe! parsley! apple! peppers!). It’s a lot going on flavor-wise and a lot … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Best Winter Stew

The weather called for snow last Saturday and freezing temperatures through New Years. As soon as I heard that I was immediately in the mood to make a hearty winter stew. After a quick food shop last Saturday, I got to … Continue reading

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Recipe: Carrot Hazelnut Quickbread

Once a week John asks me to make him carrot cake. No joke. The dude is obsessed. Every year I make him carrot cake for his birthday because it is a special occasion baked good (i.e. it takes a lot … Continue reading

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Recipe: John’s Birthday (Carrot) Cake

You may have noticed that there’s been a bit of silence over here for the past week or so. Things happened very quickly after I was offered my new job: I gave my 2 weeks and worked like crazy through … Continue reading

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Recipe: A Quick Pickle

I have briefly dabbled in canning, pickling, and preserving. My goal this summer is to do a lot more. Over the weekend John and I came across a recipe that required some pickled veggies (I’ll share the full recipe later … Continue reading

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