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    Preserving a family tradition

    The pungent scent of vinegar and onions waft through the air. The stove gently ticks and creaks as my thrift store canning pot processes my latest project. It’s been a long time since I’ve preserved anything, and every time I come back to it I wonder why I took any…

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    Comfort Foods

    Breakfast: Tea with honey and a piece of buttered toast. Second Breakfast: chicken noodle soup with homemade noodles. Yes, you read right. Second Breakfast. Apparently I’m a hobbit. Also, chicken noodle soup. For breakfast. With homemade noodles. I’m sick and cranky and it’s comfort food, so shut it. (That’s an…

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    Late night cravings

    NyQuil lies, y’all. LIES, I tell you. Here I am, exhausted, achy, congested, and absolutely miserable and all I want is a few nice, peaceful hours of sleep. But no. I’m awake. Wiiiiiiide awake. What’s a girl to do with zero energy late at night? Troll food recipes, of course. Which…

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    Brownies

    Brownies. The trouble with them is that everyone has their own preferences, much like chocolate chip cookies. So when you go looking for a perfect recipe you can easily be disappointed. Everyone thinks that their recipe is the best. The perfect blend of blah blah blah. I’ve only tried brownies from…

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    Breakfast Sunday.

    Breakfast Sunday. Sausage, onion and corn mixed into scrambled egg, topped with cheese and salsa on homemade tortillas. I love making tortillas at home. They’re easy (chances are anyone who bakes has all the ingredients they need in their pantry already), they’re not filled with a lot of weird chemical…