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Plated Unboxing

12 Dec

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Foodies listen up! I recently came across a solution to the lazy cook’s dreams. It’s called Plated, and basically you order meals to be sent directly to you with just enough of each ingredient to make the specified amount of servings. It’s great! No need to buy a whole pack of fresh herbs or a huge jar of some dressing only for them to remain at the bleakest forgotten depths of your fridge to rot. And at about $12-15 per plate, it’s about the same cost, if not more affordable, than ordering take out (which I do way too often)! If anyone wants to try it out, head on over here to Plated via my referral link for your first two FREE plates 🙂 Now onto the unboxing!

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Ratatouille

9 Oct

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Every time I watch the Pixar movie “Ratatouille,” I always want to jump through the screen and eat the delicious-looking French food Remy cooks up. I don’t know about anyone else, but my sister and I always crave cartoon foods for some reason (the pizza in “A Goofy Movie”). After some googling, I found a rendition of ratatouille! I wanted to try it myself after having received my awesome Cuisinart food processor complete with a slicing disc for my birthday. It didn’t turn out picture-perfect, but I feel like I learned enough this first time around to continue perfecting a favorite movie food.

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Crock Pot Pork Roast & Creamy Whipped Potatoes

1 Oct

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This is going to be one of those posts with barely any pictures. I was so excited to get this thing in the crock pot that I didn’t even think about possibly posting the recipe on here until I had already thrown the thing in. It’s an easy meal to put in a slow cooker and just forget about it the rest of the day until you come home from work with a (very) empty stomach and become engulfed in the wonderful savory smells of roasted pork. This roast was so tender, it took mere seconds to shred and save for leftover pulled pork sandwiches tomorrow. 🙂

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