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  • LAHightower

    Banana pudding

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Here's a little something I took and permutated a bit. I love a good banana pudding, but every now and then it's fun to add a little twist to an old staple. For example: Ingredients/Materials: 2 small boxes of Jello ...

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    Christmas approaches!

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    And we all know what that means! MORE FOOD FOR EVERYONE! But what's a Christmas without some spicy apple cider? (Or spiced wine, if you prefer.) Here's some suggestions to make that special spicy mix for your fireside this year. ...

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    Party snacks

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    'Tis the season for Christmas parties. As such, I think it's high time for a few suggestions on party snacks. I've had some good suggestions in my previous posts, such as the Velveeta Queso and piggies-in-a-blanket, but this is one ...

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    Virgin Mimosa

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    This is one of my favorite things to have in the morning. It's a simple mix of my favorite orange juice and sparkling water. I like to use Simply Orange's calcium with no pulp with Central Market sparkling water. 6+++++33333333333333333 ...

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    Something new

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I decided to take a little risk last night and make something a bit more complicated. And, amazingly, it turned out rather well. So here's my make-up recipe for honey green beans with potatoes and walnuts. (An official name is still in ...

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    Something Relaxing

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I know that everyone has some beverage that relaxes them. Whether it's a scalding cup of black coffee or a cold one at the end of a tough day. For me, it's tea. Not the restaurant Lipton blend. Real hot tea. The ...

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    Tuna Salad for me and my feline friend

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    The apartment move is progressing beautifully, and soon I'll have a companion to keep me company. That's right! My mischevious kitty, Chester, is moving in on Monday. This is my first time owning a cat, so I fully expect to spend a lot ...

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    Organizational Nightmare

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Well, I've moved into my apartment, and the first thing I realized is.... I don't have any cooking utensils. I mean sure, I have one heavy pot, a skillet and an omlet pan, plus a few baking sheets. But no ...

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    Transition and a good finger food

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Well, wish me luck! I move into an apartment Tuesday, and I'll have a kitchen all to myself. Thus, I'll have much more room and resources available to work in. I've also invested in a digital camcorder so I can make ...