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Recipe: Chocolate Avocado Berry Pie

I was looking for something to bring to my friend Adam’s Fourth of July BBQ and while at Anime Expo, my friend Lori suggested a chocolate avocado dessert that she had made.  Not having her recipe on hand (though the double chocolate torte recipe she posted later looks fabulous and fun in the future), I naturally trolled the Google. I modified a recipe I found with berries from Exploits of a Vegan Wannabe.  So you could say that this recipe was made by Renee Mahon, slightly modified Read more [...]

Recipe: Korean Squash Soup

I was shopping at the Korean market and picked up some Korean Squash.  Although Los Angeles is definitely not experiencing the cold spell happening in the rest of the country, it was getting a tad chilly after I did my four-mile run.  So naturally, I thought to make Squash Soup...even though technically I had never made it before.  I took a basic recipe and built on it -- Ingredients 1 Korean Squash 1 Large Brown Potato 1/2 Teaspoon Instant Bouillon 1/2 Teaspoon Basil 1/4 Teaspoon Read more [...]

Basil Pork Chops

Mission: Basil Pork Chop Basic Ingredients:  Pork Chops, brown sugar, chili powder, and salt. Source: Allrecipes.com Outcome: Aside from burning them slightly (I purposely put the slightly charred side on the plate side in the picture:)), it turned out really well.  I usually make pork chops with just a simple cracked black pepper and salt rub and then either stick it on a pan or on the grill.  But this was simple and still delicious. I'm a big fan of making dishes with ingredients generally Read more [...]