Monthly Archives: October 2011

the merits of chocolate.

I mean, chocolate does have merits, right? Like it is delicious. It has caffeine. Some varieties have flavanoids, those little things that sound like they are super good for you. I actually used to be kind of obsessed with chocolate. As in, … Continue reading

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corn trio

As much as I rant and complain about the cold, I do love fall. The one benefit to the cold is that I appreciate the warmth much more and can tolerate better the ridiculous August humidity. Today has been the quintessential … Continue reading

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saturday

Lots of people think kale is only good when it is cooked. False! It is delicious raw-in fact, it actually has more flavor and bite when it hasn’t been cooked. I made a simple salad with it today-with ingredients all … Continue reading

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chili fall nights

It has descended from beautiful fall temperatures into freezing coldness. In the span of 2 days we went from 80s to 20s. I just think that is not nice. I have to wear leggings, a jacket, a hat, and gloves … Continue reading

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mom dinner

Sometimes, you just need a mom meal. What makes a meal a “mom” meal? 1. You didn’t have to make it. It was all done, a meal in one, for me to not have to worry about. Chicken, roasted red … Continue reading

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woes of sickness

Geh. I do not recommend getting a fall cold. No matter what I do, I cannot avoid getting one. Because of the good ol’ Type 1, my immune system seems to be generally shot and I’m more prone to sickness, … Continue reading

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roll a pumpkin

I wouldn’t go so far as to say that pumpkin rolls are the ultimate in pumpkin cuisine, by far, but it certainly is a classic-and a tasty one too. I made this yesterday for my younger brother and some of … Continue reading

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