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Tropical Strawberry Muffins (with recipe)

I put this recipe together yesterday when I had leftover pineapple juice in the fridge and a fresh carton of ...
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DIY: How to Make an Indoor Greenhouse

In a previous post, I complained that certain plants weren't growing well. These were tropical plants grown from grocery store seeds, suffering ...
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Growing grocery store plants: Tamarind PART 1

So it's been a while since I've attempted to grow anything from a grocery store plant, but winter is coming ...
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How to grow an avocado plant from a grocery store avocado pit

This post is a spin-off from Growing Grocery Store Plants: pomegranate, sweet granadilla and lemon. Due to the popularity of ...
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Growing passion fruit from grocery store seeds: Part 1

So I've been wanting to grow passion fruit for a while. It's a beautiful plant. Flowers bloom on the vine, their petals white with ...
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Grow your own peanut plant PART 3 (FINALE)

A continuation of Grow your own peanut plant PART ONE and PART TWO . . . . I know this ...
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Pasta with Homemade Vodka Sauce + Recipe

I feel as though I haven't blogged in ages. The past few weeks have been more hectic than usual. I ...
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Lentil, Quinoa & Vegetable Stew

The first time I tried this recipe was thanksgiving weekend of last year when I went home to see the family, ...
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Homemade Vanilla Extract: UPDATE (part 2 of 2)

Some of you may remember my first post about homemade vanilla extract from June in which I split 2 vanilla beans down the ...
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Grow your own peanut plant: Part 2 (UPDATE)

Some of you may remember that I started growing a peanut plant some months ago. I am very happy to ...
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Fettuccine with Spicy raw Tomato, Herb, and Caper Sauce

I've had this cookbook for years called The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen by Donna Klein. It has really fantastic looking recipes that ...
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Summer salad with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and homemade balsamic vinaigrette

I was inspired to make a salad the other day when I was grocery shopping after work and realized that ...
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Homemade Vanilla Extract: Part 1

A few months back, a friend of mine became very excited about vanilla beans and sent me a link with ...
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A simple sandwich of brie, tomato and lettuce with crusty french baguette

The only place I've ever seen a sandwich like this was in Europe. I was 19 years old in the summer ...
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Growing grocery store plants: pomegranate, sweet granadilla and lemon

It's the end of May and stores across the city are opening up their garden centers and stocking their shelves with ...
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A simple dinner of perogies, swiss chard, tomatoes and garlic

Have you ever come home at the end of the work day feeling so utterly exhausted that the last thing ...
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Cupcake #5: Berry Vanilla

Spring is here with its warm breezes, blue skies and shoots of green poking through the earth. The emergence of ...
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Savory Caramelized Onion Vinegar and Tangy Sweet Mango Vinegar

I was inspired to make my own specialized vinegars over the Christmas holidays when I volunteered at a local arts and books fair ...
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Homemade Sesame Bagels

Right, so two weeks ago I was offered my first job in my field of study, which I accepted of course. So exciting! ...
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Grow your own alfalfa sprouts

I first started growing my own alfalfa sprouts last summer when I decided that it made no sense for me to ...
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