Don't Eat the Paintings

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Bananagrams

You can write secret messages in your bananas. They make for a really sweet lunch time surprises. Just get a toothpick, press your message into the banana, and wait for the message to bruise. It will reveal itself as it oxidizes.

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My Favorite Breakfast

Whenever we have leftover rice I get giddy over making this for breakfast. It’s so simple and delicious. Directions -Heat a Tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet -Add rice, any leftover vegetables you have in your fridge, and a clove of chopped garlic -Saute for a couple minutes -Crack an egg over the […]

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Happy Birthday Julia

Julia Child Remixed by John D. Boswell, aka melodysheep, for PBS Digital Studios You may need to refresh the page if it doesn’t show up right away.

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Best Meals: Baltimore

I recently got a chance to visit Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. I loved the historic neighborhoods, and the waterfront breezes. Before I left I grilled my Baltimore native coworkers about things to do and eat and both of them mentioned Miss Shirley’s. I love places associated with specific people who have left a legacy of making […]

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Recipes from Friends: Lindsey from Coco Love HomeMade

Lindsey is the baker behind the delicious treats at Coco Love HomeMade. My favorite treat that she makes is her ooh la llah cookie, which has lavender lemon and honey, basically all of my favorite things. I met Lindsey when I started working at my first real job. She was a veteran buyer and I […]

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Recipes from Friends: Maura from Folk Fibers

Maura is one of the most inspiring people I have ever met. She hand dyes fabric and makes her own quilts for her company Folk Fibers down in Austin, TX. All of these quilts start out as watercolors which I of course LOVE. And if you follow Maura on instagram (@folkfibers) you will see the […]

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The Last Bits and Improvisation

We get our CSA share every other week, so somewhere in the middle of week two we are down to a few odds and ends in the vegetable drawer. I’m usually out of ideas of things to make at this point, not enthusiastic about the wilting things in my fridge. This is when it’s tempting […]

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An Easy Way to Cook Corn on the Cob

There are a bunch of ways to cook corn on the cob, and all of them are pretty easy. My Mom always used the boiling method and typically we end up grilling our ears on the BBQ, but one of my friends was really excited about cooking corn on the cob in the microwave. I […]

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The Best Crab Cake Recipe

It’s Summer! And that means crab cakes and corn on the cob and tomatoes! I’ll have recipes for all of those things up this week. So please be sure and check back. I grew up in a little beach town on the east coast, so I am very familiar with crab cakes and what they […]

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How to Pit a Cherry the Easy Way

We got a big bunch of beautiful sour cherries in our CSA share. I was really excited about making a big cherry pie until I started thinking about how long it was going to take to pit all of those little fruits. I did some internet searching for pitting methods and was a little discouraged […]

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