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katetheshark
Los Angeles, California
i am a shark lovin', tetris addicted, graphic novel readin', foodie, fitness fanatic, fashion obsessed party animal!
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reading my RSS Feeds this morning, i stumbled across this post from Laughing Squid. wow. this takes crocheting to a whole new level: Crochet Amigurumi Exorcist Playset by Croshame. Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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here are some fantastic ideas and helpful hints to prep for the big feast... seriouseats.com posted this great advice: Harold McGee's Top 10 Thanksgiving Tips Get a thermometer Check the temperature early and often. Separate the light from the dark. Brining is a trade-off. Briners: Brine for at least two... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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Turkey Day is right around the corner...how prepared are you? here are a couple great ideas to jump start your planning! Scene Stealing Thanksgiving Side Dishes brought to you by Real Simple: Honeyed Carrots & Oranges Butternut Squash bread pudding Bourbon-Cranberry Compote Sweet Potatoes With Pecans and Parmesan Potato and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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happy halloween! i whipped up some horrific but delicious treats to celebrate my favorite holiday: of course, you should always start out with a festive drink. witches brew (spiced rum & apple cider) appetizers... strawberry spider bites (Robusto gouda, spinach, strawberry, and a dash of raspberry dressing) pigs smothered in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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the Decorated Cookie strikes again with these creative marshmallow zombie pops! these look completely simple and fun to make. looking for something a bit healthier, check out this fun witch sandwich from ZiggityZoom.com: A fun and easy Halloween treat for a quick lunch or dinner. Serve this as a cold... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
wow. i never thought that a pizza and a Popsicle would combine to create a pizza pop! but Meaghan Mountford (The Decorated Cookie) did just that! here, she shows us how she did it plus tips on different toppings & calzones pops! now i am dreaming up ones i would... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
its fall and tis the season for apple picking! i came across this article today by http://www.thekitchn.com and it made me think about what i do with my apple peels! here are their suggestions: 1. Make jelly: Any apple peels will do, but red colored ones make an especially lovely... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
yes, OF COURSE i am making this amazing personal pot pie for Halloween this year: while i stay at home on ALL HALLOWS EVE and countdown to AMC's WALKING DEAD, i will be nom noming on this! *thanks to Babble.com & Megan Reardon at NotMartha.org! <3 kt Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
i recently came across this fantastic post by one of my favorite RSS feeds: The Atlantic. i really enjoyed this article: State of the Organic Union here are the keys points brought up in the article: 1. Americans are very confused about what organic is and is not and why... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
last night i posted this amazing Southwestern Chicken Soup that i made on 'katetheshark makes you hungry,' and everyone wanted to know the recipe! well, here it is! i pulled this great idea from RealSimple.com's website, tweaked it, and made my own version: Southwestern Chicken Soup Serves 4| Hands-On Time:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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i have leftover quinoa sitting in my fridge and decided to research a new recipe for my lunch time salad! i came across this easy roasted asparagus and quinoa salad fromthedailygreen.com: Nutty, flavorful, and loaded with nutrients, quinoa is a delicious grain that shines with the addition of roasted asparagus... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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i do not like to waste money on expensive decorations. rather, i like to find simple things i can make! with that being said, pool toys are a MUST when it comes to the 4th of July! i spend a lot of time out by the pool and what better... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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with the 4th of July approaching rapidly this weekend, i am in full blown planning mode. i am traveling down to San Diego to visit my family and need to make-ahead items to take with me. i plan on baking some delicious and festive blueberry muffins to go with the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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oh boy oh boy oh boy do i need these robot salt n' pepper shakers! they are the perfect accent to my nerdy kitchen: <3 katetheshark Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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as i previously mentioned in yesterday's post...i like to prep myself for the long work week, making ingredients and meals ahead of time. while i was in the kitchen, my boyfriend grilled 4 chicken breasts on Monday night. i used one of the chicken breasts to add additional protein to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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the thought of these blew my mind in a wonderful way: Pea Pickles! check out the post below brought to you by www.thekitchn.com: "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peas... Yeah, we're taking some literary license here. Because these look way better than pickled peppers. It's hard to improve... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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Sunday & Monday nights are always a busy time for me. (i usually do my chores scattered between both nights!) i like to get ready for the week in the kitchen by preparing foods. this usually means chopping & slicing veggies so they are easy to grab. it also means... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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i love Kombucha. it literally makes me feel like a new human after participating in too much partying. Whole Foods Market has a great selection of this miracle drink until recently... Beverage trade magazine, BevNet reports that this is NOT a quality issue: At a local Whole Foods Market, all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2010 at Domestic Geeks
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