A Modern Commonplace Book

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Mexican Quinoa

This has been my lunch for the past 6 months, no joke.  When I find something I love I make it every day, ad infinitum!  It is so good, warm, flavorful, and healthy!  Quinoa is a superfood that, although it is very grain-like, is akin to the spinach family and is super high in protein. […]

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Kitchen Basics: Pizza Crust

basic pizza crust

When we were first married, I tried numerous pizza crust recipes to find the best: the easiest, yeastiest, crustiest, yummiest!  I finally found the best.  I can make it in under 30 minutes, 45 minutes including cooking the whole pizza.  It does include bread flour and yeast, but I always have those on hand.  I […]

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Just a little note! Until now, blog readers have been able to use Google Reader for all their blog-reading needs :).  But, there is (sad) news about it retiring in July.  There are many options for blog-reader replacements, but my favorite so far is Bloglovin. Bloglovin does a good job transferring over your Google Reader reading […]

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The Key to Shopping and Wish Lists

I am a dreamer with a very small budget.  When I read about a new product, I usually research it, consider the pros and cons of purchasing it, and wonder when and if I can actually buy it.  It might be months before it is in my budget, or never.  This is the philosophy I use for large items, […]

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