Author Archives: thegypsycook

About thegypsycook

I'm a 22 year old who just graduated college and moved to Dallas to look for a job and help out my 75(!)year-old cousin. I'm a type 1 diabetic runner and I love being in the kitchen-cooking, baking, cleaning.

Writing Again…

Wow. It has kind a really long time since I wrote on this blog. Kind of forgot I had it. A lot has changed since September 11, 2012 when I wrote my last post. I did a semester of grad … Continue reading

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running these days

Last week at work there was a slow afternoon-not a single person eating in the restaraunt. Somehow, through conversation, I challenged a coworker to a race. We went outside to our patio where there is a courtyard and had a … Continue reading

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fried green tomatoes

I’ve recently decided that I really dislike gyms. I think they serve a good purpose and are functional, of course, but they aren’t really my cup of tea. Last year when I ran the Chile Pepper 10k there was a … Continue reading

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bread

So summer is over. I know that technically it isn’t, that the heat still has a long way to go before it surrenders itself to autumn, that as far as the calendar goes there’s still a month to go. But … Continue reading

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awesomesauce.

Applesauce is a good thing. Homemade applesauce is a great thing. Food mills seem to be gaining popularity these days with new parents who want to make their own baby food. Genius idea, in my opinion. Simply mill whatever you’re … Continue reading

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greatness

The Olympics have ended and I am almost at a loss as to what to do with my time…at least my obsession with watching and cheering USA on was successful. I saw something the other day on tv, however, that was … Continue reading

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botswana

This fantastic little guy was caught earlier this week. (And by fantastic, I mean a fantastically huge nuisance…) He had been digging deep holes throughout the yard looking for grubs. We didn’t eat him, he was not the meat in our … Continue reading

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