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Coconut Quinoa

I meant for this post to come about 2 weeks ago, but (work) life intervened.
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Guess what guys, I’m a second year now! It’s a decidedly weird feeling, mostly good, but little terrifying. I don’t quite know how to explain what one year of residency training means, because it passes in a flash and so much of it isn’t quite comprehensible until later, when I see something in the department and realize that all of those off-service rotations and moments spent studying have paid off because I’ve got this. Continue reading

Coconut Quinoa

Jumping Frenchmen of Maine Syndrome

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In 1878 American neurologist George Beard set out for the wilds of northern Maine in search of rare quarry – the Jumping Frenchmen of Maine. Reports had spread of French Canadian lumberjacks who, when startled, would jump up, throw their hands in the air, and yell expletives. They were unusually susceptible to suggestions at these times and would generally do whatever they were told. Echopraxia (repeating the actions of another) and echolalia (repeating the words of another) were also reported.
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Jumping Frenchmen of Maine Syndrome

RIDICULOUSLY EASY PIE CRUST

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Our house fits somewhere inbetween, not fully neglected, but definitely ramshackle. The living touches that make it home are all the doing of BS.

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My pie dough is somewhat (I like to think) like the flowers above, shaggy but wonderful. I really prefer homemade crusts to those ones you buy pre-rolled at the store – no shade on those who use them, but there’s something special about the homemade ones.

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RIDICULOUSLY EASY PIE CRUST

MOROCCAN-ISH MINT TEA

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It’s still a little on the colder side here, but that actually makes for perfect walking weather – just cool enough for a light jacket. With everything turning green and blossoming, there’s so much to see…

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It’s also perfect tea weather!

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I feel kind of ridiculous billing this as a “recipe” because it’s more of a serving suggestion, but regardless it’s fantastic and you should try it! Continue reading

MOROCCAN-ISH MINT TEA