• Arugula & Basil Pesto

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    Arugula & Basil Pesto

    What is one way you de-stress when things are stressful or chaotic in your life or the world? I like going for my monthly massages, especially since my shoulders are forever aching, but since my massage place has been closed due to the pandemic (I can’t wait for it to reopen!) I haven’t had that outlet to relax. One thing I enjoy doing is cooking. A lot of my friends hate to cook, but I actually really like it. The clean-up not so much. I don’t know that I find it relaxing exactly. I always end up sweating from trying to get everything done and prepped, make sure things aren’t boiling…

  • Coconut Cream Pie

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    Coconut Cream Pie

    Are you pie lover? I’m not a huge sweets/dessert person but I do like desserts. I just don’t have a huge sweet tooth so when I do eat dessert it’s not a ton of it. That being said, my favorite pie is Coconut Cream Pie. It’s so good! I don’t find it to be too sweet and I love the creaminess of it. First off, if you’re wondering what the difference is between a coconut cream pie and a coconut custard pie – I looked it up. Custard pies have the filling baked in the crust and cream pies are filled after the pie crust has baked. I have made…

  • Moules Frites

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    Air Fryer French Fries

    Hi all – a quick food post before my concert recap post goes up this afternoon. So my parents have an air fryer and if you know anyone with an air fryer or you yourself have one then you know people who have them swear by them/love them. They’re easy to use and healthier in the sense that you’re frying food with like a tablespoon of oil instead of inches of it. One thing my family regularly makes in the air fryer is french fries. They’re so easy to make. I wash and peel a potato (or more depending on how many you want to make), cut them into strips…