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  • Dulce de Leche from Sweetened Condensed Milk

    May 20, 2015 15:32

    Dulce de Leche from Sweetened Condensed Milk

    I looooove a good caramel, especially dulce de leche. Dulce de Leche translated means “Sweet of Milk” and this is a simple recipe made with 1 ingredient. You need 1 can of sweetened condensed milk.  I use Eagle brand but you really can use any kind.  You cook it slowly […]

     
  • Vietnamese Avocado Smoothie (Sinh To Bo)

    Mar 22, 2015 11:17

    Vietnamese Avocado Smoothie (Sinh To Bo)

    Avocados are now in season at my farmers market and they are absolutely perfect.  Creamy with a grassy flavor.  I have been eating them so often that I actually had to google to see if I was eating too many avocados. I have been putting them in salads, making a […]

     
  • Momofuku Crack Pie Recipe (National Pi Day)

    Mar 14, 2015 17:24

    Momofuku Crack Pie Recipe (National Pi Day)

    March 14 is National Pi Day.  You may think I have forgotten an “e” but I am talking about Pi, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter….what better to celebrate National Pi Day than with some PIE!! You all know my love of pies….I prefer them to […]

     
  • Liege Waffles with Pearl Sugar Recipe & Pictorial

    Jan 4, 2015 17:02

    Liege Waffles with Pearl Sugar Recipe & Pictorial

    We have started skiing and snowboarding as a family and one of our favorite treats apres ski are the delicious waffles you get at the little food kiosks at the mountain.  They are these buttery, yeasty treats with caramel flavors. I became obsessed with how to make them.  After researching […]

     
  • Award Winning Pecan Pie Recipe

    Nov 1, 2014 9:19

    Award Winning Pecan Pie Recipe

    Over the summer I was hanging out at our family yacht.  Who am I kidding, some generous family members loaned it to us for the weekend so we could get a taste of the high life 😉 One of the magazines on board had pie recipes that were submitted to […]

     
  • 1000 Gallon Rainwater Collection and Irrigation Pump System

    Sep 19, 2014 14:16

    1000 Gallon Rainwater Collection and Irrigation Pump System

    Due to the drought conditions here in California I decided to install a rainwater collection system to capture rain water from our roof. Here are the primary components that I ended up installing: 1. 1000 gallon plastic water tank. They come in multiple shapes and sizes to fit your space […]

     
 
 
 
 
 
  • Cute Egg Molds

    Cute Egg Molds

    Mar 10, 2012 21:09

    It is springtime and we have an abundance of eggs.  My younger son loves scrambled eggs but I have not been able to get my 4 year old to eat...

     
 
  • Collected Juniper

    Collected Juniper

    Mar 18, 2013 16:01

    I’ve been preparing this Juniper in my backyard ever since we bought the house 5 years ago. I finally collected it yesterday and put it...

     
 
 
 

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