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Why I Love Tropical Storms: Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Soup

I seem to be the only one in Florida that truly enjoys a good storm. I love it when it rains nonstop all day and I have work to do at home and all the ingredients to make soup are in my pantry. This tropical storm calls for a classic grilled cheese and tomato soup! […]

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April is for Showers, June is for Downpours: Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce

In Florida, rain during the summer is a part of life. Rain boots are a must, the mini umbrella is a staple in most packpacks, and the freak monsoon is never too unexpected. See, unlike most, I’m a fan of rainy days- my bed is comfy and Mad Men keeps me company. In order to […]

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Why Publix Sucks Sometimes: Make Your Own Sushi

So I know I shouldn’t trash talk Publix, it’s convenient and clean and down the street but sometimes I really hate it. Like when I’m looking for something to grab for lunch, I really hate paying $8.50 for a box of rice and vegetables wrapped up in seaweed. I don’t even like wasabi! So I […]

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Deep Fried Love: Toasty Raviolis

My weekend was wonderful. It started off with a crazy win for FSU Basketball against Virginia Tech and ended with a fantastic wine-filled night with friends. It was great just getting back to the things that matter most to me: my friends. I made zucchini bread, somewhat made up for old times with a friend, […]

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On Being Mean and Things: Roasted Vegetable Alfredo

Lack of sleep makes me a mean human being. The semester is in full swing for me and I’ve got at least five different projects going all at the same time which usually means a lack of sleep and food making me the worst. Most of the time I’ll realize that I’m being insane after […]

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Switching Up the Carbs: Vegetable Fried Quinoa

I’m working on this thing where I am not eating as many carbs and quinoa is a great solution. Okay, so it may be a carbohydrate, but it’s packed with protein and has more nutritious value than, say, rice. It can be a great substitute than the empty calories that are rice! In this recipe, I kind […]

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One Nice Dinner: Tasty Tortellini Bake

Food is great, friends are even better. When I have the opportunity to cook for them, I go all out. The best is when the dinner is impromptu and the more knocks on the door means more merriment! The most important thing, though, is to have enough food. It’s really lame when the glasses of […]

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