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Nutty Edged Shortbread for Nana

Yesterday I made a batch of  lovely shortbread, free from many allergens including gluten. As Aars had missed cinnamon while we were away, I edged them with the lovely spice for him and they were all gobbled up and I posted  643 more words


Santa Teresa: AKA Paradise (with a Sh*tload of Dust)

After three nights in Monteverde we woke up at the crack of dawn in order to travel from Monteverde to Santa Teresa by way of bus-ferry-bus totaling about 3 hours since we made great time (due partly to the fact that the roads were empty because of Semana Santa)  Me and a few of the other gents on the trip decided to rent surfboards for the first couple of days in Santa Teresa, I’d say “we went surfing the first few days,” but at least for myself I couldn’t actually describe it as surfing.  1,698 more words


Simple Cinnamon Edged Shortbread

Earlier in the year I made pistachio shortbread – it was a hit amongst our family and friends, so I figured I would try out a cinnamon edged shortbread as Aars has missed his cinnamon whilst we were away. 509 more words


Birthday Cake Truffles

For the Truffles:
2-3 c. flour
2 c. funfetti cake mix
1 c. unsalted butter, softened
1 c. white sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
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Vegan, Gluten-Free Mozzarella Sticks

Vegan, Gluten-Free Mozzarella Sticks 

Written By: Michelle Maskaly

You guys! Vegan. Gluten free. Soy free. Mozzarella sticks. Yes, it deserves to be written separately like that, because it’s that awesome. 308 more words

Vegetable pickles, three kinds

Not long ago, I finished Cooked, Michael Pollan’s latest, in which he seeks to elucidate the magic of our kitchens. He looks at the transformative power of each of the four elements when applied to ingredients, and works to understand the connections we draw from and through what we eat as it ceases to be raw materials and becomes food. 1,534 more words