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"Easy Green Organic," Anna Getty

Pros: Delicious, easy food; lots of information on eating green, organic, sustainable, etc. Cons: Binding issues Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book (published 2010) provided courtesy of Chronicle Books.   Anna Getty’s Easy Green Organic is a great place

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Avocado fries & eggplant soup

Thanks to reddit, I found a recipe for avocado fries. I’m a sucker for avocados, and a sucker for crunchy fried things, so I HAD to make them. No really, it was a total compulsion. That’s my story and I’m

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Strawberries & Cream Bars

After the creamsicle cloud pudding, I was asked by someone to try to replicate a Strawberry Jello Salad with Pretzel Crust recipe using all-natural ingredients. There are several ways I could have approached it, but here are the criteria I

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Creamsicle Cloud Pudding

I’ve been playing around with gelatin-based desserts lately. They’re easy, they’re cold, and they’re yummy. I don’t like all the artificial stuff and super-sugary nature of the pre-packaged Jell-o mixes, however. So when I found an orange sherbet Jello “salad”

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"Farmers' Market Desserts," Jennie Schacht

Pros: Delightful, delicious, and oh-so-seasonal! Cons: None so far! Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book (published 2010) provided courtesy of Chronicle Books.   Farmers’ markets can be delightful places, filled with ripe, seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as

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Blue Moon Pudding

I love looking around the house for ingredients we aren’t using, or need to use up, and figuring out how to put them together into something interesting. Here’s a silky pudding I made last night: Blue Moon Pudding (serves 4,

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Cheesy Roasted Potato Packets

Last night I wanted to make a dish using some fingerling potatoes and cheddar we had on hand, and ended up looking to a recipe of “Potatoes in Paper” for ideas. I changed it up a bit, and would change

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Summer Cream de Menthe (no that isn’t a misspelling)

I had five leftover egg yolks from another recipe, and had no idea what to do with them, but no desire to waste them. I used the marvelous ingredient-based search engine on recipe site AllRecipes.com to look for likely candidates.

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Cheese, glorious cheese!

You’ll just have to imagine the post title sung dramatically, because I wouldn’t do you the disservice of trying to sing it myself. We have the most awesome local Whole Foods Market. I won’t go into the breakfast bar with

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Best. Granola Bars. Ever.

I’d been looking for something quick, easy, and not too unhealthy that my husband could have for breakfast before work in the morning. Preferably something he could just grab & go. Granola bars are great in theory, but most of

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Stuff for Gamers

Take a look at the shirts-n-things in our stuff for gamers store.

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