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Potato Curry with Yogurt

If you crave making a curry dish, and don’t have time to stop by an Asian Grocery store, you can go frustrate the good people of Festival Foods, like I did. First, the manager, who saw that turmeric and garam … Continue reading

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Easy, Fast Lasagna

Here is a Lasagna you can make in a jiffy. In fact, I put it together in 25 minutes with I prepared some lovely Blooming Onion Bread, then drove both to my friends house to bake–she broke her arm rollerblading … Continue reading

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Just some pretty things…

I have a weakness for pretty things. For instance, I went shopping today for lasagna ingredients and half my cart ended up filling with clearance flowers! Here are some other garden pictures: These all taken after 8pm. More proof of … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken in Puff Pastry

Sometimes, I can be a really dumb cook. I made a few good recipes lately (3/5), including the Ranch Pork Roast, and got cocky. I figured if I always follow the directions, then I would automatically become a good cook. … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Fun!

This summer, I have been trying to live a healthy, earth-friendly lifestyle. So I recently roller-bladed to the local farmers market. I was definitely the tallest person there! I don’t always have the schedule to attend farmers market, nor do I prefer … Continue reading

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Blueberry Bliss

I love blueberries. The gallon I picked on a double date this year was not enough to saturate my tastebuds! However, my best buds and I made pie, smoothies and scones! It was a gorgeous day for picking! We were … Continue reading

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TokyoTerrace: The Japanese Fusion wine dinner event

Tokyo, a city known for its fireworks and seafood, came to White Bear Lake On August 4th. Food blogging extraordinaire, Rachael White, creator of the blog, Tokyo Terrace, combined with wine genius Kurt Hegland, owner of Ursula’s Wine bar and Café, … Continue reading

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