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Needed to share this wonderful piece from Adam Roberts at the Huffington Post via one of my favorite blogs: Don’t Eat Dirt. The list is so true! Don’t be afraid to experiment, do what you know and add some extra flair and I don’t know that I’ve ever cooked a meal without a little wine (except maybe breakfast)!

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When I saw this post by Adam Roberts, I knew I had to share it. These “quick tips” are essential advice for becoming a better cook.

As most of you know if you have followed me very long, I grew up in a cooking household. I have been at my father’s ankles in the kitchen ever since I could get there on my own. While there are many amusing stories about learning to pour and stir to the day I REALLY learned the difference between tsp and tbsp (it was salt, lol), I can honestly say that all of those stories and more are the reasons I am a good cook today. I am often amazed at the little things that I assume are common knowledge and most people really don’t know them when it comes to cooking. That is thanks to my dad.

Anyway, here are Adam Robert’s “10 Quick…

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Brooklyn Locavore Approved: Butter Lane Cupcakes

Well if you know me at all, you probably know about my cupcake obsession, both cooking and eating. So obviously I would probably endorse nearly any cupcake place. But this is a little different. I’ve actually never tried Butter Lane made cupcakes, but did have a fantastic time making my OWN Butter Lane cupcakes at one of their recent classes that I HIGHLY recommend to any baker (or non baker) out there.

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