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a few weeks ago there was this lovely soup making the rounds. it was posted and reposted everywhere. the only thing NOT posted was the recipe. now i love deborah madison and ‘vegetarian cooking for everyone’ has my current favorite soup and and of course i was dying to try it but im not really in a position to buy a new cookbook right now. so i looked up another recipe and worked backwards from this vegan modified version and came up with this.  i don’t know how close it is to the original but its goooooood. (more…)

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* double lattes.  woo baby i was on FIRE

time to make a birthday cake!  as i posted before my last cake was a minor disaster.  enough so that for the last week C. was all: are you SURE you want to make another layer cake and finally I got right in his face and said Back. the Fuck. Off. and he edged slowly away like any sane person would.

i’ve learned some lessons from past experience and was ready to put into practice some additional internet wisdoms regarding the wizardry of cake decorating.  I made my layers the night before and had them chilling in the fridge overnight.  no melting frosting top layer sliding off and having to be secured with crossed fingers and toothpicks THIS year.

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