31 August

PESTO FIASCO

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PESTO FIASCO

Cooking isn’t something I was technically taught, it’s just something that I picked up along the way. I’ve watched my mom peel and chop (which she hates the most) and boil and whip my whole life. She never showed me anything specifically, I think I just picked up things here and there as I grew […]

23 May

AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD

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AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD

Sometime earlier in the year, I decided I wanted to get a starter for Amish Friendship Bread and write about it. But then school started and I became The Grad Student Zombie, and there was just no time or energy for such things. Or anything for that matter. Then, magically, at the end of the semester, […]

8 January

CHOCOLATE GRAVY

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CHOCOLATE GRAVY

I remember being a kid and my mother making chocolate gravy on the weekends. My mother’s recipe tastes slightly different than my Mamaw’s, or my aunt’s, but still delicious just the same. When I was younger, I used to say I didn’t like chocolate gravy, but now looking back, I have no idea why. What child would […]

5 March

PINTS + POSES III

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PINTS + POSES III

You can read about a previous Pints & Poses class here! Also, I’ve attended local wine classes, which you can read about here and here. Ashley outdid herself with this one, y’all. Last week, I had the opportunity to attend Ashley’s third Pints & Poses class at BrownDog Yoga, and it was a delight, as […]

13 February

AMORTENTIA

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AMORTENTIA

Hermione Granger knows what’s up. If you remember, in Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince, the students learn about Amortentia, an extremely powerful love potion that is supposed to smell like something different for each person. Hermoine is obviously struck on Ron before she even fully realizes it. In the book, Hermione does not say the third thing […]