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Fluffy apricot cake

For MegL. I tried to include this recipe as a comment, but the ingredients and instructions did not fit in the space, so I had to include it as an article instead. Enjoy! 170 g caster sugar230 ml milkFinely grated zest of 1 lemon100 ml extra virgin oil2 e
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Posted by on March 7, 2017

Thursday is national pizza day

Today is Thursday but it is also national pizza day and national bagel day.Bagels and pizza are considered to be food so I put this post in the food category.I celebrated national pizza day by watching food Paradise pizza party and food Paradise pizza para
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Posted by on February 9, 2017

Fluffy apricot cake

For MegL. I tried to include this recipe as a comment, but the ingredients and instructions did not fit in the space, so I had to include it as an article instead. Enjoy! 170 g caster sugar230 ml milkFinely grated zest of 1 lemon100 ml extra virgin oil2 e
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Posted by on March 7, 2017

Thursday is national pizza day

Today is Thursday but it is also national pizza day and national bagel day.Bagels and pizza are considered to be food so I put this post in the food category.I celebrated national pizza day by watching food Paradise pizza party and food Paradise pizza para
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Posted by on February 9, 2017

Love Hummus But Hate Lemon Juice? Try These Alternatives!

Hummus is one of my favorites but I’m not overly fond of lemon juice. Unfortunately, many people think that you have to use freshly squeezed lemons or it isn’t really hummus. Being on the contrary side, I use whatever I want and manage just fi
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Posted by on October 18, 2016

There IS a Difference Between Table Salt and Other Salts

Yes, there is a difference between table salt and other salts. Humans are surrounded by salts. Perhaps when you enter your house, your four walls are covered in salt. How so? No doubt you've heard of Plaster of Paris? And how is table salt different, yet
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Posted by on September 19, 2016

Broke? Well, almost.

Spent more on items from the supermarket today. I did manage to buy a router first, before I spent about 50 the past 2 days on groceries. You know, it is far too easy to do this. There are so many scrumptious things to buy to eat. We went to get our flu
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Posted by on September 12, 2016

Ever wonder: What makes a hot pepper so hot? Or, Is it good for me?

There is an ongoing trend to grow the hottest pepper one can, then eat, or at least taste it so one can (if you will) achieve bragging rights. Ignore, if you will, that effect the following day... Now hot peppers contain a special ingredient: capsaicin. W
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Posted by on September 11, 2016

Is There a Difference Between VANILLA and VANILLIN?

Sometimes a tiny detail points to a tiny difference in product ingredients. One of such instances involve the food additive vanilla, derived from the pod of an orchid. The site QuirkyScience features an article discussing the difference. Are you curi
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Posted by on August 11, 2016

Puffballs

Inspired by VinceSummers A recent article elsewhere by VinceSummers who used to write on here was about different fungi, including puffballs. The very next day after reading it, I was wandering around Belfast's St George's Market, when I spotted
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Posted by on June 26, 2016

How I Cooked My Home-Grown Kale

This post should have been deleted. It failed to delete and is now being used elsewhere.
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Posted by on April 13, 2016

I LIKE DRINKING COLOMBIAN COFFEE EVEN IF IT ISN'T DIRECTLY FROM COLOMBIA.

I sometimes like a cup of Colombian coffee. From what I read in a Google search from http://equalexchange.coop/history-of-coffee-in-colombia , The Andes Mountains contain some of the most fertile land on earth. Not all Colombian coffee comes dire
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Posted by on March 2, 2016