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A Day in the Kitchen

I spent the day puttering about in the kitchen. I made gingerbread muffins and chocolate cake, among other things. I fearlessly altered both recipes, most notably, I did not have apple sauce so I used pumpkin puree, and I played … Continue reading

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Muffins

For a period of time when I was a kid there were always muffins in the house. My mom could be found in the kitchen first thing in the morning, bleary-eyed, coffee by her side, making muffins at least once … Continue reading

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Welcome 2014

This year I have decided to make one resolution. I have resolved to slow down. I want to multitask less, truly focusing and being present in each moment, stopping to smell the roses every chance I get. This desire to … Continue reading

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Yeasted Pumpkin Bread

I love baking bread. It always reminds me of helping my dad bake bread when I was little. There is also something very satisfying about putting a great deal of labor, love, and time into something, especially if that something … Continue reading

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Diet Change – Week 1

It has been one full week since I changed my diet. I have been a vegetarian for 17 years, but last Sunday I decided to cut out all animal products (dairy and eggs), gluten, and sugar. I survived…clearly, I’m writing … Continue reading

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