Monthly Archives: May 2011

Garden Update: May 31

It’s almost June and my plants are growing! After a cold snap (complete with frost) before the weekend, things are finally warming up. The plants on my balcony are doing fantastically.  Being outside all the time really suits them.  The birds … Continue reading

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Cheeseburgers

I couldn’t wait to eat the first of my beef.  I wanted to try it in a simple way so I could really taste it.  I thawed it out and opened it up. I cut it into four chunks and … Continue reading

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Garden Update: May 23

My garden is in the ground! Gavin and I finally made it out on a non-raining morning this weekend to get everything planted.  It was supposed to storm later that day, so we didn’t water in.  It didn’t.  But it … Continue reading

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Lemon Illini Cookies

Gavin’s family got me The Gourmet Cookie Book: The Single Best Recipe from Each Year 1941-2009 for Christmas.  I always make cookies for our friends when we stay the night at their apartment and totally take over their living room. … Continue reading

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