By Stacy (originally posted to Flickr as key lime pie) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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Kitchen Lab: The Key (Lime) to Success

I like pie! And I like it even more when making it is as easy as reading the back of a bottle. I am not even kidding here! When you want to make some sort of relatively well-known dessert, there’s no need to get fancy or spend a ton of …

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Kitchen Lab: Shrinking Angels

Aww, yeah, we’re back, baby! I’ve got a working oven again, so I can once more bumble my way through random recipes on a whim. And because I can’t possibly make things easy for myself, I decided that the inaugural baking for the new oven would NOT be something simple …

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A four-inch round cake cut in half with the pieces spread apart to look into the center. It is a dense cake with some pieces of fruit and nuts inside, and white drizzled frosting in a zig-zag pattern across the top.
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Making America Cake Again

This year’s election is getting everyone down. Tensions are high, everything seems dire… thankfully the process will be over in just a few days, come what may. We all need a little something to feel better. So how do you feel about… cake?

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Kitchen Lab: Thick as London Fog

I am not a tea person. I am, however, intrigued by how so many people can be so very, very fascinated by/addicted to it. What is it about tea, exactly? The flavor, the aroma, the slow, deliberate process, the warm cup in your hand? How is it such an entrenched part …

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The Great Presidential Spouse Cookie Bake-Off

Every four years in the United States is a presidential election year, and more importantly, it’s a presidential candidate spouse cookie bake-off year. You see, every presidential election year since 1992 each spouse of a presidential candidate submits a cookie recipe to Family Circle magazine. Subscribers to the magazine then …

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Food Friday: Quarks Explained With Candy

It’s got everything! Chocolate, science, and destruction.  What more could you want?  Sorry Neil Degrasse Tyson, you have stiff competition for my affections from the Physics Girl .  Thanks Quickies! Seriously, watch it. You might learn something or get hungry.  Either way its a win.  And check out the blog entry for more …

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Food Friday: Turmeric

I keep seeing the medicinal qualities of Turmeric in the news.  It has been used for thousands of years in traditional Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines, as well as foods all over Asia.  The most widely studied compound in turmeric, Curicumin, has been shown to have anti-fungal, antibacterial, and anti-inflammation properties. Will …

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Lacklustre American Produce Matters

Hi there Labbers! While some of you network regulars may recognise me from School of Doubt, I’m very pleased to say that from now on I’ll be contributing to MAL as well. I thought for my first post I’d talk about something that is (literally) very close to my heart: food. …

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