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Author Archives: Undead Q

Writes, bakes, and exercises.

Cherimoya Muffins

I just finished watching The Neon Demon, and I had the same squeamish feeling while attempting to eat a cherimoya as I have just now.  Spoiler alert: The Neon Demon involves human blood ingestion.

I’m afraid of blood, but I write about vampires.

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Staying Warm while Vegan

…Without moving to a tropical climate.  I live in the Rocky Mountains at 9,000 feet above sea level and I like living here.  Even when it’s 13 degrees Fahrenheit outside during the day and especially when it’s snowing. 

Wanna go for a swim?

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Mango Vice Cream

This is not sorbet.  You have been warned.

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“Buttery” Scones

Good grey, sir.

Lord Earl Meow Grey Cat III likes a proper scone.

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How to Season and Maintain Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron pans: sign of a true DIY-er, in this day and age of convenience food and non-stick cookware.  Or a sign of someone who grew up in the Southern or Western United States.  Or the sign of a “foodie” poseur.

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Pistachio Cake

Pistachio buns, meet pistachio cake.

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Aut facere aut mori | Spritz Cookies

Welcome back, all five of you who read GG: did you notice that things have changed?

The new motto is “aut facere aut mori,” which I translate from Latin to English as “make or die” or “do or die.” 

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