Basil Pesto



This summer I drive an ice cream truck. To say the least, I have an imaginatively long list of food-inspiration that begins and ends with, well, ice cream. But along the way there is a–forgive any loss of meaning that this overused term has struggled with–classic.

Can’t resist: presto, pesto!

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Peach Upside-Down Cake


Oh, July. You were my busiest, most gratifying month yet. Let’s recap:

By day, I dominated a park, leading and teaching a group of young kids at a summer day camp. By night, I played student taking an MCAT prep course and a hospice volunteer training class. On weekends, I caught up with mis amigos, diddle-daddling through the streets of Seattle. Oh, July.

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Crockpot Berry Grunt and Our First GIVEAWAY!

The good thing about slow cookers: It’s super easy! All you do is mix and leave. The bad thing about slow cookers: You need lots of patience to wait for the deliciousness to finish cooking. I made this awesome berry grunt, filled with the best fruit of the season: Berries! This dessert is like eating muffin tops with a bed of berry pie filling underneath. Awesome.
What’s even more awesome is that we have a giveaway!!!! We’re giving you a chance to try out this summery, berry-y recipe by winning your own crockpot, sponsored by SlimKicker!

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