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A Spooky Boo Beverage for Halloween

With Halloween just days away, I couldn’t wait to try out a whole host of ghoulish dishes and drinks. Therefore, we’re celebrating Halloween in the only way we know how with a mountain of sugar, chocolate, candy, and icing. Instead … Continue reading

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How to Make Engagement Chicken!

When I stumbled across this recipe, How to Make Engagement Chicken from Glamour magazine a year ago, I immediately became enamored. Engagement chicken? It sounded like one of those ultimate “wife tools” you should know about like how to tie … Continue reading

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte + Travel Update

Thankfully since this is a blog…you technically can’t tell that the leaves have blossomed into a beautiful green, as the months have passed since my last post, they’re changing into yellow and red. But the cats out of the bag … Continue reading

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Contemplation, Champagne, and Rice Krispies Treats

Few things survive childhood. Mostly, clothes that no longer fit. But there is always a little treat you can give yourself when you really deserve a break. For some it’s their grandma’s chocolate chip cookies. For me, it’s Rice Krispie … Continue reading

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China: A World Full of Vast Cuisine

Chinese food. There isn’t a more varied cuisine available. In addition to our many western copies, China has several different styles of cooking depending on where you are geographically…and how rich you are. I’d like to think we’re the traveling … Continue reading

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Boortsog- Mongolia’s Only Cookie

Boortsog. The supposed hidden “gem” of Mongolian cuisine. After the salty milk tea, we had severe doubts…which is why we put off making it until last night at 11:00. It was late and I’d been working away at the computer. … Continue reading

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Suutei Tsai- Milk Tea

You’d think we’d be safe when we picked milk tea. Despite Mongolia being known for it’s less than appetizing dishes, we thought milk tea would be more than a safe pick. After all, it’s just practically milk and tea. We … Continue reading

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