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Book Reviews 2017


“The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” - Brandon Sanderson

This year was definitely a Brandon Sanderson kind of year, with some other fantasy and nonfiction sprinkled in. Also my most prolific year yet: 21 books and counting! Let’s get to the reviews!

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Podcasts


After the 2016 election, I made a pledge to stay more informed in the world. Seven months later, I am trying to do just that. Using my ears!

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Homemade Hamburgers


Culinary Adventures #1 - The Perfect Homemade Hamburger.

I’ve been cooking for most of my life (shout out to 4-H), but only started taking it seriously about a year ago. Since then, anytime I go out to eat, I always find myself asking: “Can I make this myself?”

So, upon a visit to BRGR in Kansas City, I found myself pondering that very question. With a little help from J. Kenji López-Alt’s book The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, I decided to give it a try.

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Book Reviews 2016


“Butterfly in the sky. I can go twice as high!”

Thanks YouTube for getting the Reading Rainbow Theme Song stuck in my head as I was writing this.

Continuing from last year, here’s a quick accounting of the books I read in 2016 and my thoughts about them.

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Culinary Adventures


Announcing a new feature on my blog - The Chronicles of my Culinary Adventures Recipe Archive!

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