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You may have noticed that Girl Scout season has come again, and people are happily enjoying their samoas and thin mints all the live-long day. Well, Melissa and I say, how come so much gluten? and how come only once …

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Melissa’s birthday (Happy Belated Birthday!) was this past weekend, and to celebrate, I asked her what kind of cake she wanted. Funfetti, she answered! Last year, we made yellow cake with rainbow chip frosting, and we made it from a …

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Recently Melissa and I took the foray into cheese making. She bought a cheese making kit for mozzarella, I found some non-ultra¬†pasteurized milk, and away we went! The process seemed simple enough: take milk, heat it, add rennet and citric …

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So all of you may know that being gluten free can be easier at some moments, and difficult at others. For example, meals at home can be adapted, where restaurants quickly become tricky territory. And bakeries? Unless they’re gluten free …

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It’s been a hectic week for us as we recover from our Thanksgiving high. Between traveling back to the East coast, getting a whopper of a cold, making our way throught the turkey leftovers, and introducing a new guest blogger, …

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A food overview of what we made (and what friends brought!) on Thanksgiving this year.

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When Melissa and I decided to can, we were ready. We read a million books, we had a canning set from Ms. Sierra, and we had a giant pot from Corelyn and I when we decided to brine a turkey. …

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“It should be five minutes, tops.” That’s what Jeff said to me last night when I told him the length of my first video tutorial for Garlic, My Soul. The video isn’t great: you can’t always see the bowl, or …

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I said this to Corelyn last night as we RUSHED out of the door to Trader Joe’s and I said, “Remember that time that we went to TJ’s and forgot our list?” “Yes, we talk about it nearly every time …

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The oven schedule, above the oven.