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Shrimp Scampi for the Secret Recipe Club

So March is gone? How did that happen? Last month was the first time I participated in the Secret Recipe Club. In case you have no idea what I’m talking about, SRC is a great community of bloggers who swap recipes in secret, and reveal each other’s recreations on the same day. I loved the… 

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Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Bla Bla Bla something about trying to be healthy. But cinnamon rolls…. If you ever lived in the states, you know Cinnabon. It can only be described as heart-attack and diabetes inducing. I never, ever, calorie count, but just to throw out some numbers, a classic roll is 880 calories, so says their official website…. 

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Tortilla Soup

I just turned 29. I always go into hermit mode just before; reflecting on what I’ve done since last year and taking not if I’ve accomplished more or did something noteworthy or at least memorable. Since planting routes in Holland, my birthdays have been incredibly tame, and I always get a little homesick, especially since… 

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Veggie Sushi Bowl with Wasabi Sauce

Part of why I love doing ‘this’ is feeling a sense of connection with other folks who really LOVE to cook. You can feel it in how they write. You can tell by the care they take in documenting their recipe, taking photos and their story. Another great thing about ‘this’ is the places it… 

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Roasted Red Pepper Spread with Dill

Saturdays and Sundays in my parents’ house was never really relaxing. Mom wakes up at what seems like an ungodly hour to water her beautiful garden, starting with the roses which are below my bedroom. At 6 am. Add 2 barking shih-tzus, Nonna Ivana blasting Telamundo or RAI 1 in the other room, and dad… 

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