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Monday Bites…

February 11, 2013

Thoughts, inquiries, and photos from The Bite-Sized Baker… The past few weeks. Since I am a hermit.

1. Chicago Winters are the worse… I was stuck in the car for THREE hours with this little guy last week because we had a huge snowstorm. We were both crying by the end of it.

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2. I tend to indulge in the winter as well. I am kind of a dessert-snob and I never order pastries or the like when I get coffee… Mostly because I am already consuming copious amounts of sugar in my Vanilla Latte but also because I am very particular about dessert. I gave in and ordered a Nutella Croissant and oh my goodness, my world has turned upside down. Store-bought baked goods, FTW!

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3. I need to learn coffee art. This just puts a smile on my face.

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4. I’ve been eating breakfast like it’s cool on the weekends. Below is the Farmer’s Market Eggs Benedict complete with basil hollandaise sauce, spinach, mushrooms, and tomatoes. The other weekend I tried my hand at making hollandaise sauce. Note to the wise: Use immediately. Do not let it sit while you prepare your eggs, it will get gross.

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5. A BOMB egg white omelette with Black Bean Chicken Chili. I need this chili in my life every day and just eat it with everything.

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6. My Super Bowl spread… Greek Nachos with homemade pita chips, ground lamb, feta, tomatoes, cucumbers, and tzatziki sauce, Nachos with chorizo-refried beans, Caramelized Onion Dip, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Homemade Jalapeno Poppers, and Pulled Pork Sliders. This spread was so epic I didn’t even care that the 49ers lost.

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7. Tony and I decided to play dress up like hipsters and go bar hopping. We managed to go to two bars… None of which were on the original bar crawl list.

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8. I decided to be all artsy and take a picture of whipped egg whites… Ya diiig?

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9. I was making THESE cupcakes. Sometimes I could cry from all the cute cupcakes I make.

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10. Sometimes I take pictures of stuff other than food… We had our CrossFit anniversary party and I got white girl-drunk. There was dancing. And if any of you know me, you know how I dance when I’m drunk. I’m just hoping there are no videos populating the Internet of the scene.

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11. A picture of the cute little nugget to make your Monday more bearable…

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Happy Monday, Friends!!!

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Rachel permalink
    February 11, 2013 12:24 pm

    Omg, I want that coffee right now

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