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Cleaning with Lemons

I learned this tip from Re-Nest, a network dedicated to increasing a whole way of living. Except they used grapefruit. After making some strawberry lemonade, I took the lemons and cleaned my tub! Here’s what you need… Lemons Salt Water Scrub Brush (optional) 1. Sprinkle a generous amount of salt in the tub. 2. Take…… Continue reading Cleaning with Lemons

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Banana Coconut Cake with Whipped Cream Icing

Tomorrow is the last day our landscape architecture studio is meeting (hopefully!). Its finals week here on campus, so classes are finishing up and projects are being completed. I decided to make a cake and take it to our studio since I’m always looking for a reason to try new baking recipes. Today I made a…… Continue reading Banana Coconut Cake with Whipped Cream Icing

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Lemon Cheese Tart

>I love modern…so that’s probably why this book “The Modern Baker” caught my eye at the library. This book has some great recipes, and it’s divided between cakes, cookies, breads, and non-sweet main course dishes. There is a smoked salmon/puff pastry/cream cheese and chive dish that looks good too…and the banana rum coconut cake…and…….did I…… Continue reading Lemon Cheese Tart

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Butternut Squash Soup & Pumpkin Pie

I followed this recipe from My Kitchen Addiction. I didn’t take the time to puree the soup in a blender though, cause that gets messy, so I just simmered it until I thought everything was soft enough to mash. This soup is full of beta carotene! The butternut squash soup simmering away Meanwhile, we separated the butternut…… Continue reading Butternut Squash Soup & Pumpkin Pie