• Let’s Go Bananas

    I love this banana bread recipe because it makes the best breakfast muffin. This is the big batch muffin that I try to bake once a month. The addition of the oatmeal, nuts and a blend of wholemeal flour with all-purpose white flour makes this muffin nutritionally dense enough to eat for breakfast.

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    September 29, 2018 By ayearofdoing
  • setting up a kitchen is one of the fastest ways to feel like you are home.

    The $100 Kitchen Essential List

    If you are a young person, who is in college or just starting out in life or even just short on money, it is not exactly easy to go to a store and buy a whole new kitchen in one go. But, if you are financially conscious or you just love cooking or both, setting up a kitchen is one of the fastest ways to feel like you are home.

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    September 1, 2018 By ayearofdoing
  • Strawberry Mint tea overhead

    My Unreal American Life

    The thought of an iced strawberry tea sounded good, but I was hesitant. To me, a cold strawberry tea just seemed like another flavored water. How could I play around with the flavors on the tea to make it more interesting than just fruit seeped in water?┬áThat’s when I did a mental checklist and settled on mint.

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    July 13, 2018 By ayearofdoing
  • Surviving the 2018 Summer Heatwave

    Lemonade is such a classic American drink. I made a grown-up version with this Peach Lavender Lemonade. This drink is fruity and floral. It features in-season yellow peaches in a sugar and honey syrup with whole lemons plus lavender for a gentle and refreshing take on lemonade

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    July 6, 2018 By ayearofdoing