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How to Cook these Peppery Spring Greens

Spring encourages a new lease of life when it comes to fresh shoots and leaves, but perhaps there are still some freshly sprung greens which you haven’t yet tried  – dandelion greens. These peppery leaves can be easily overlooked as the leafy weeds that grow between the cracks in paving in your …

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Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Summer 2018)

What are your submission or rejection goals for 2018? Inspired by Lit Hub’s 100 rejections per year post, I got 93 rejections 2017 and aim to cross 100 this year. Since my Spring 2018 contest roundup, I’ve earned plenty of rejections and published the last season’s responses in a fun …

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VANILLA CUPCAKE WITH CARAMEL FROSTING

Hi everyone,  Hope you all are doing well and enjoying this beautiful summer.Sharing a recipe for my favorite vanilla cupcake topped with caramel frosting.  It´s so delicious, and perfect for summer. the frosting is so light and fluffy and tastes just like caramel ice cream.  VANILLA CUPCAKE WITH CARAMEL FROSTING, MAKES …

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“Relatable”

I have spent the last few years wrestling with the word “relatable.” It is a word I find personally irritating. On the occasions when my teenage children use it—to describe a song lyric, a Black Mirror episode, a scrap of wisdom featured in an Instagram meme—I cringe so hard and …

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8 Irresistible Stone Fruit Desserts

Anyone who’s ever eaten a juicy, dripping peach, tossed its stone into the woods, and thought, “I just planted a peach tree!” knows stone fruits are just romantic. Also called a “drupe,” a stone fruit is any thin-skinned fruit with a soft, succulent flesh and a hard seed or stone …

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