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How to preserve feta cheese.

  I like cheese.  A lot. I once applied for a hosting job and they asked me why I wanted it. I told them cheese.  I wanted to be able to afford better cheese.  I can’t remember if I got […]

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Mindy forced me to make Rhubarb Cake

  Mindy made me make a rhubarb cake.  Mindy’s a reader and she’s an asshead.  Last year at some point when I mentioned rhubarb she told me I had to make a rhubarb cake.  This year I did a post […]

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5 uses for Coffee Grounds

  Coffee is one of the simple pleasures in life.  I love it so much I don’t even know how to explain it without making myself sound like someone you’d warn your children about.  I will talk about coffee, drink […]

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Easy water dispenser hack. Brass Taps.

  People have been asking me recently about my beauty routine. And really all I do for my skin is wear sunscreen, moisturize every day and drink lots of water. While sitting in my botox clinic. Just kidding.  I’m a […]

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Rhubarbablob. The Rustic Rhubarb Tart

I’m sure a lot of you, like me, name your desserts.  Bill, Sue, Sally, whatever.  It’s no different than naming your baby other than the fact that you do not eat your baby, usually. How many times have you looked at […]

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Everyone calm down and relax.
Drinking a bottle of motor oil isn’t going to kill her.
(A look at the new Nutrient Density list)

Our family used to have a cottage outside a little town called Calabogie in Ontario.  Now, when I say cottage I mean cottage.  Not an estate, not a home away from home, not a house that happened to be situated […]

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Do your eggs taste fishy? It’s the Curse of the Omegas.

I’m sure you’ve seen them in the grocery store.  Eggs labelled as “Omega-3″ eggs. They’re bursting with goodness and health and nutrition.  They’re easy to identify from the other eggs.  They’re the ones that look like Dr. Oz if you […]

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Spicy Sesame Noodles

  My niece is one of those crazy vegetarians.  Not the total nutjob vegan type but your average every day vegetarian.  I, on the other hand am one of those freakshow  meat eaters.  Meat, meat, meat.  I. Eat. Meat. I […]

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How to store plastic bags.

I have spent the past 2 days looking at every possible way to store plastic bags on the Internet. Pinterest, for example, has about 10 really cool looking ways to store them that are linked to over and over again. […]

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Long term produce storage.
How well does it work?

  5 or 6 months ago I  stuck my hands in a patch of dirt and pulled out all of my vegetables.  Today I’m doing the same thing. Last September I wrote a post on How to store Carrots and […]

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How to Fit twice as much into your freezer.
Organizing week continues!

    People are always asking me how I get so much done.  Part of it is because doing things is literally my job, but mainly it’s because I’m a doer.  I like to start, do and finish things.  That […]

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Add Some Spring to your Winter Salad.
Grow Fresh Pea Sprouts.

I think I made a pretty good point the other day about how, even if we know better, we can make absolute pigs of ourselves over the holidays. Yeah sure, we hear the advice “Don’t overindulge. Don’t wake up in […]

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