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Food  We Wish You A Happy New Year Cookie

Because I hate the fact that my gym is packed with people who’ll give up by March, I decided to take the spice of gingerbread, and the classic comfort of a chewy oatmeal cookie to make one super cookie. Oh, ...

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Food  3 Healthy Sides for Less Stuffed Stockings

As the token vegetarian at just about every holiday party I’ve ever attended, it’s become an expectation that I’ll make a meal out of the bean salads and coleslaws that everyone else passes over. Thing is, a plate full of ...

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Food  Spreading World Peace, one french fry at a time

Before heading home for the holidays I treated myself to Smoke’s Poutinerie, now “clogging arteries” in Northern California. And while this state may be slightly healthier, vegan and gluten free, I’m no stranger to clogged arteries. I hail from Poutine’s ...

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Food  Get drunk cheap with homemade cider

Hot on the heels of Repeal Day last week (and just in time for Tuesday Boozeday), we thought we’d arm you with the knowledge to make hooch right at home. But rather than explain how to homebrew beer, we opted to take an easier ...

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Food  Cooking with cannons

Don’t like waiting when you’re hungry? Here’s how to cook shrimp in just 3 seconds. Bring your vortex goggles. In this Japanese cooking video, two women use a Rube Goldberg-like contraption to blast a batch of shrimp across the room. ...

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Food  The Calvados Sidecar

One of our favorite classic cocktails — and one of the most underappreciated — is the Sidecar. To turn it into a seasonal specialty, we switched out the brandy for Calvados, a brandy made from apples. What is a Sidecar? ...

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Food  Ho Ho Hold the Junk – Homemade ‘Twix’ Bars

Have you ever wanted to eat an entire 9×13 baking dish worth of chocolate bars? This is definitely not a hypothetical question. This recipe makes it possible for you to not only of that,  without having to waste time with wrappers. ...

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Food  What to order at Laurel Hardware

It really does look like a hardware store because it actually used to be one. Donning the same sign, you won’t find hammers, nails or plaster for sale anymore but rather, another form of home improvement. The kind the cook ...

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Food  Cake in a Can

The Food Ministry just made my week. Here’s why: sometimes blogging is a tough gig because, well, I don’t always have something to say. There’s only so many cat pictures the internet can share before someone (usually me) starts rolling their eyes. Except for posts on animals being jerks or, that silly-looking ...

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Food  How I learned to love sardines

I’ll go out on a limb here and guess that most of you eat canned tuna but not canned sardines. Maybe that’s because you’re scared of the bones, or maybe you think it’s gross that you can tell you’re eating ...