If anyone is curious, I finally decided on a new blog address (this one was just temporary). I will no longer be updating this blog — you can find my new blog (with all the current and old content) at : http://cookandcraftblog.wordpress.com/ see you there (:

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Tzatziki is a Middle Eastern/Greek sauce that is very easy to make and tastes great on shawarma! Even though you can buy tzatziki in the store, it’s so simple to make and you can adjust it for your taste preferences. It’s important to squeeze out the cucumbers to make sure that the sauce doesn’t become […]

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My mom’s birthday was last Thursday (2/6)! She doesn’t like to eat gluten so I spent some time looking for a nice dessert. Even though I tried to be ‘open-minded’ and look up vegan/gluten free desserts, I just couldn’t do a vegan one…birthdays are for real cake. It was a fun, mellow birthday (: It […]

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I first saw this cake in Mad Hungry Cravings by Lucinda Scala Quinn. I bought her Mad Hungry: Feeding Men & Boys cookbook a few months ago and  checked out her other cookbook from the library. Both cookbooks are nice, basic, and cover the ‘staples.’ I haven’t cooked many recipes from them yet but there […]

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Pat made these smoothies (: Last summer when we were up in Washington, we went to a Jamba Juice after a long day of teaching. Pat and I got a Caribbean Passion smoothie and it was amazing! Ever since then I’ve been wanting to try to make our own. I found some copycat recipes online […]

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The Shaker basket was the final basket we made in class. It is woven differently than the other basket I made. Instead of weaving through ribs, the Shaker basket is woven first flat on the table (which makes the star of david shape) and then pulled upright, and shaped into a circle while being woven […]

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