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Recipe: Refreshing Gin Cocktail

Last summer, during a camping trip, my friend Allison reintroduced me to gin. I can remember drinking gin and tonics with my parents and really enjoying them. But I got away from gin and kind of forgot about it. Well, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Faux Mac & Cheese

When I started making my dinner tonight, I had absolutely no intention of sharing the recipe. Because I really didn’t expect it to turn out. Truth is, I have no money until the end of the month and I am … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chickpea and Couscous Salad

For the second day in a row, it has been crazy hot and with no A/C, my apartment hit 34C (93F) this afternoon. There was absolutely NO WAY that I was turning on the stove. Even the mere thought of … Continue reading

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My Blog is 2 Years Old!

My blog, 161 Days in Paradise, is 2 years old today! When I started this blog, I figured only family and friends would follow it so they could see what I was doing in Barbados. I never really thought that other … Continue reading

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Recipe: Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Walnut Brown Butter Cream Sauce

First, this was freaking delicious! Second, it was freaking time consuming to make. But, OMG, so delicious. Part 1: Butternut Squash Filling Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash 1 pat of butter 1 small onion, finely diced 1 clove of garlic, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cocoa Brownies with Brown Butter Icing

Today I wanted brownies. Specifically, I wanted my cocoa brownies with brown butter icing. Except I didn’t have icing sugar. And I didn’t want to go out to buy any (I’m having a high anxiety day and I already have … Continue reading

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Recipe: Thai Chicken with Red Curry Creamed Veggies

I went grocery shopping today. And for $29 Canadian, I got chicken breasts, spinach, cheese, eggs, flour, squash, pears, vegetable oil. fish (salmon and tilapia), coconut milk, popcorn. I plan on doing a HUGE shop on Saturday, but today there were … Continue reading

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