Tag: dessert

Independence Day

What does it even mean to be American? Why are Americans so patriotic? I think that people confuse American patriotism for what it may mean in some other countries. Americans don’t rush out in droves on Independence Day to eat cotton candy and play with sparklers at a cookout because they agree with everything the

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Independence Day

Migrants You know, my grand parents moved to The States right before World War II, because they could tell trouble was brewing and they wanted no part of it. That’s not so different from everyone else who lives here. Thousands of years ago, the native tribes traveled from Asian across the land bridge to escape

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Ready for Warmer Weather

I don’t know about you, but I’ve finally gotten tired of the cold. Getting snow was cool. Well, literally yes, but it was also a nice change. And we’ve gotten it, several times now. And, you know, I want to feel warm and be surrounded by green again. Barring some indoor gardening, I figured my

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Roast `Em

S`mores There`s something about Summertime that seems to say campfire. Maybe because I`m not really likely to camp any other time of year, as I value the fact that I`ve lost none of my limbs to frostbite, or maybe because people really only take vacation time then, but camping and Summer go hand in hand.

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Tis but a Trifling Matter

Trifles It `tis but a trifling matter, though trifles are not to be trifled with! Working in the kitchen fills the soul and the stomach, so its a pretty good skill set to work on. So thats what I like to do- bake, cook, and eat something that looks truly glamorous.  Actually, I just hate

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Make-a-Mix Brownies

I say box brownies because I did a terrible thing. I used a brownie mix, and I did not actually make the brownies for myself. Well, sure, I had mixed up the mix itself a month or so before, so it was all actually homemade, but it is still not the done thing. Then, when

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Baked Banana Chocolate Chip Doughnuts

        Though I am a gluten intolerant girl, somehow my system can handle a teensy bit of spelt here and there. Maybe it`s because I quit full gluten grains at such I young age (I got started gluten free somewhere around age 15.) Let me tell you, I`ve missed a lot of cookies and donuts

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