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The better it gets, the better it gets!

February 14, 2011

There is a great park near us where you can rent skis (and they have a tow rope). It’s $8 to ski (plus rentals if you need them), and a really awesome place to learn. I’m so glad Joe was into it–he was an extremely patient and helpful teacher. And I just skied around them [...]

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Almond Pumpkin Ice Cream

June 1, 2010

I have a lot of things I want to write about, but I’m feeling like sharing a recipe instead—I figured you wouldn’t mind! Today I made Pumpkin Ice Cream. Here’s how it went: 1. Soak 1 cup almonds for 12 hours, rinse, peel. 2. Add almonds to blender with 1 cup almond milk and 1 [...]

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CHEESE made from NUTS

May 20, 2010

The Secret Almond Mission was my newest and (weirdest?) project yet. I turned Almonds into Cheese. The first step was to soak the almonds for 12-24 hours, and then take the skins off. See the result here. The second step was to blend the almonds in the blender with 1 clove of garlic, a few [...]

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Pineapple Love Crumble

January 10, 2010

This dessert is so good it’s not even funny. For some reason, I put it in the freezer, most likely because I thought I wasn’t going to eat all of it before it went bad….Wrong!  It will keep for several days in the fridge, and for several weeks in the freezer.  It’s probably more of [...]

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Super Berry Granola

December 11, 2009

A couple weekends ago, I decided to make granola, so I adapted a recipe from Kimberly Snyder—-and it’s so awesome I want to share it with everyone I know (and yet, eat it all myself!).   I followed it exactly except I used Golden Hunza raisins instead of Thompson raisins. Blend first (blender or food [...]

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Go Nuts

December 8, 2009

Nuts.  An interesting, yet slightly confusing topic. If I sent you to the store to purchase some nuts, what would you buy?  Roasted, Salted Peanuts?  Tamari Almonds? Cashews? Trail Mix? There are many options in the grocery store, and many different brands to choose from.  There are also several important things I’ve learned about nuts [...]

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