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Chicken Soup for my Chinese Soul

I’ve been watching a lot of Mind of a Chef: Season 1.  In this season, it’s basically all about David Chang, the mastermind behind Momofuku. Besides making me want to drop everything and eat all the ramen in Japan, watching … Continue reading

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ChezSylvia Travels: Ogunquit, ME

I forced myself to take three days off of work this week and disappeared off into Maine.  Ogunquit, Maine to be more precise. Gorgeous little coastal town that is full of character.  I can see why people who come here keep … Continue reading

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Red Wine Ice Cream

Sometimes you want a glass of wine, sometimes you want ice cream and sometimes you want both…because it’s just one of those days. Red Wine Ice Cream (from The Pie and Pastry Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum) Ingredients: 6 large … Continue reading

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Banana Buttermilk Pound Cake

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything. Life got moving fast, and I’m still trying to keep up and not fall too far behind! I had a rare free Sunday today, and three overripe bananas that needed to be used. … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Chedder Buttermilk Biscuits

After a long hard winter, my bike finally came off the rack and went outside.  It’s been awhile since I rode, but with less than a month till the Go the Distance for Autism ride I was doing, it was … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats with a touch of Chocolate

Crossfit Open 2014 is now done!  I finished 14.5 today, and it kicked my butt very badly.  I can’t wait to attempt to get out of bed tomorrow! 14.5 consisted of a 21-18-15-12-9-6-3 rep scheme of Thrusters and bar facing … Continue reading

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Weekend Adventures: Cheese Making at the Cherry Grove Farms

Another trip down to Jersey! This time, Liz and I attended a wonderful cheese making class at the Cherry Grove Farm in Lawrenceville, NJ. It was a tiny class.  We made Ricotta by simply adding lemon juice to some hot … Continue reading

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