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Quick Reads Two different goat stories to warm your heart. On the politics of sharing a recipe. Obsessed with dollar store crafts. Yes, ladies, we’ve always been right. We have little to no pockets in our clothes. A DIY Fruit Fly trap for home or office. Yes, we are invaded by them at work. Gross! […]

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Nibbles and Noshes

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Shopping Even though I have no real need for this amusing matchboxes, I still want them in my life. Watch Einstein’s Theory of Relativity (1923 Silent Film) (added bonus: Virginia Woolf’s thoughts on cinema) Can we all agree to leave Aeon Flux alone? Was the movie not enough torture? I’m still so confused about these […]

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Sarafina's Kitchen | Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice (Arroz Rojo)

Meagan sides

Recipe Source 2 medium vine-ripened tomatoes or 4 Roma tomatoes cored and quartered 1 onion peeled and quartered 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 cups long-grain or basmati white rice 4 cloves garlic minced 1 to 2 jalapeno peppers, stemmed, seeded, and minced (optional) 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth (see notes) 1 tablespoon tomato paste Salt […]

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Nibbles and Noshes

Meagan journal, NibblesAndNoshes

Here’s a quick round-up of stories that I’ve been reading online and the latest books on my nightstand. Stories What Toto’s “Africa” is really about Need to chill out for a few? Watch this film of iridescent crystals growing. What did 17th century food taste like? Revisiting the Heyday of California’s ‘Crazy’ Novelty Architecture This […]

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Sarafina's Kitchen | Tasty Morsel Cocktail

The Tasty Morsel Cocktail

Meagan beverages

1 part Peach Brandy 2 parts Pineapple Coconut Vodka Sparkling Moscato Pineapple Juice Fresh pineapple wedges for garnish Mix brandy and vodka. Top with sparkling Moscato and pineapple juice. Garnish with pineapple. *Frozen pineapple can also be used as “ice cubes” to cool the drink. Enjoy!

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Nibbles and Noshes

Meagan InTheNews, links, NibblesAndNoshes

FOOD 14 Interesting Vintage Food Ads From the 1950s The Court Case That Killed the ‘Ladies Menu’ VALENTINE’S DAY 41 Interesting Valentine’s Postcards From the Victorian and Edwardian Eras Spread the love! Snarky Retro Valentines BOOKS A Peek at Famous Readers’ Borrowing Records From a Private New York Library The Strange and Twisted Life of […]

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Creamy Swiss Chicken Bake | Sarafina's Kitchen

Creamy Swiss Chicken Bake

Meagan chicken, main_course

Recipe from Cooking With Libby INGREDIENTS 5 to 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts sliced thin 6 to 10 slices of Swiss cheese 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup 1/2 cup milk 2 cups herb stuffing 1/4 cup butter INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange chicken in a greased 13x9x2 baking dish. Top with Swiss Cheese slices. Make sure to cover each breast with the cheese. […]

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Skinny Mexican Pizza | Sarafina's Kitchen

Skinny Mexican Pizza

Meagan pizza_night

Recipe from Snixy Kitchen INGREDIENTS Mexican pizza 8 large (7-inch) corn tortillas (more if you’re using smaller tortillas) 2 14.5-ounce cans organic refried black beans 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 14.5-ounce can whole black olives, sliced 1 small red onion, diced 3 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 red bell […]

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Crab Bisque | Sarafina's Ktichen

Crab Bisque

Meagan seafood, soups

Recipe from Happily Unprocessed INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup organic butter 1/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt & pepper 1 1/2 tsp chicken base 1/4 cup onion chopped very finely 1 1/2 cups organic heavy cream, warmed 1 1/2 cups whole organic milk, warmed and separated 1 cup and 1/2 cup 8 oz REAL canned crabmeat 1/2 […]

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