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Gifts to My Future Self, Part II

In Gifts to My Future Self, I explained that I’m trying out the Imperfect Produce weekly veggie box and the Rotten Fruit monthly seasonal freeze-dried fruit boxes in order to get myself eating better. The Rotten Fruit Box took forever

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Recipe: Lamb Shank and Lentil Stew with Collard Greens

I started subscribing to the Imperfect Produce box (see this post), and this week’s box came with a big ol’ bunch of collard greens. I decided to use them to make a lamb shank and lentil stew with collard greens.

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Gifts to My Future Self

Most of my gifts to my future self are pre-ordered books. At some point in the future Amazon will alert me that a new ebook has been sent to my kindle, and hey! Something unexpected and fun to read! Lately

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Recipe: Vanilla White Chocolate Tapioca

A friend who knows how much I love custards and puddings sent me a link to a recipe for Chocolate Tapioca Pudding. I decided I’d like to make vanilla white chocolate tapioca and adapted the following recipe to suit: Ingredients:

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Recipe: Vanilla White Chocolate Eggnog

I was going to make white chocolate tapioca pudding, but it turned out that my tapioca was stale, so it didn’t thicken. After noting that the result was basically white chocolate eggnog, I decided to actually try making vanilla white

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Recipe: Dark Chocolate Pudding

When I posted my pumpkin pudding recipe I said I’d probably try a chocolate variation next. So here you go! Most chocolate pudding recipes use cocoa powder instead of chocolate bars for a super-smooth texture. I wanted to be able

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Recipe: Pumpkin Pudding

Have a half cup of pumpkin puree left over from making Thanksgiving dinner? Here’s something to do with it! I’m a huge fan of custards, puddings, creams, etc. I realized I had a can of pumpkin puree sitting around that

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Recipe: Eggnog Gelatin

I am an eggnog fiend. I love making it, but I find that there are decent brands available in the supermarket too if I’m not up to doing it from scratch. For this recipe you’ll need four cups (one quart)

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Food: Jazzing up my soup

Last Saturday I went to a mushroom festival in Pennsylvania. It was fantastic! Full of delicious treats and inexpensive and unusual varieties of mushrooms. I brought three pounds of ‘shrooms home and turned 1 lb into bisque, as well as

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Recipe: Orange Creamsicle (Tapioca) Custard Gone Wild

I went to an Asian grocery and, due to my love of all things tapioca, bought large pearl tapioca. Including a batch of mixed colored tapioca bubbles. I tried to use them like their small pearl cousins, and it just

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Stuff for Gamers

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