My passion for pasta has significantly picked up in the past year or so. First, my BFF loves pasta.…

fusilli pasta

fusilli pastaMy passion for pasta has significantly picked up in the past year or so. First, my BFF loves pasta. Second, I’ve become fascinated by the gourmet, hand-crafted pastas I’ve spotted in local markets (but yikes, expensive).

After being entranced by a beautiful bag of fusilli pasta made by Rummo, and then spotting some fresh yams not very far away, I decided to make something a little different, and…

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Lowbrow-nies

Get your sweet tooth geared up for these Low-brow Brownies

Lowbrow-nies

Lowbrow-nies I rarely make brownies. There are just so many other great sweets out there, I never got around to them. Additionally, I thought brownies were too much work, but let me dispel that myth. These baked goodies are just as easy as cookies, nay, even EASIER.

Lowbrow-nies Ingredients

For this recipe, the cocoa taste is quite prominent. I used an organic dark Dutch-processed cocoa that has beautiful rich flavor. Feel free…

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Jonny Bean Goode Bourbon BBQ (Vegetarian, Gluten-Free)

Amazing new recipe, seriously, I’ll be making these all summer

johnny bean goode bbq beans illustration

johnny bean goode bbq beans illustration

Now, as a vegetarian, I don’t eat much BBQ. Despite my lack of expertise on this topic, I have to say this BBQ will really blow your mind. It’s sweet, spicy and has an utterly fulfilling, almost meaty, texture. Not one person will be able keep their mitts off these beans and the dish will be cleaned up before you know it.

I actually prepared these beans in a pressure cooker, but advanced kitchen…

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Coming into a comic midseason has bourne a complete comic-aholic.  #summerreading

Coming into a comic midseason has bourne a complete comic-aholic. #summerreading

A Strawberry Good Summer Salad (With Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette)

A strawberry good summer salad (with caramelized onion vinaigrette)

Spinach-Salad

A Summery Spinach SaladIt’s summer! That means fresh salads better than any other season’s salads. We’re talking juicy fruits and vivacious greens! Oh yeah.

You don’t even have to make it complex, the fruits and vegetables bring all the flavours to the table. I love making salads, like this, as side dishes for elegant main dishes, since they don’t require practically anytime. This was certainly the case when I made…

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Good Kitchen Practices

Last week you got five tips, this week I serve up good kitchen practices.

fruitbowl

fruitbowlYou may love being a slob. You may not even care about cleanliness, but if you’re taking food to a potluck, you might want to take a few steps towards sanitation if you’re set on bringing something homemade. However, there’s always the option of buying a nice and unique dish to save you the kitchen hassle.

I’m making this post because I realize that not everyone loves potlucks as much as I.…

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It’s the MOTHERCHIP

It’s the MOTHERCHIP

nrdvsgk:

"In mathematics, the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems." - Georg Cantor, inventor of set theory, and prover of infinity

nrdvsgk:

"In mathematics, the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems." - Georg Cantor, inventor of set theory, and prover of infinity

My Five Best Kitchen Tips

I bestow upon you, my five best kitchen tips!

The Five best kitchen tips

The Five best kitchen tipsAs a special gift this week, I thought I’d share some helpful kitchen tips that I’ve picked up over the years. Some of them might be obvious, but I remember when I learned each of these because they have proved incredibly useful in the kitchen, and I hope they do the same for you:

  1. Make Lemon Zest In a Blender– I hate graters. Their sharp teeth threaten my knuckles and don’t even do the job of…

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happycouplesandtrees:

original photo submitted by Kat

THAT’S ME!

happycouplesandtrees:

original photo submitted by Kat

THAT’S ME!