Author Archives: gibblemethis

About gibblemethis

I recently (and finally) discovered cooking, baking, and DIY-ing. Yes, I discovered them all and you're welcome. I live in Boston and work at an A&E firm as a mechanical designer for healthcare.

Hella Hot Hot Sauce: Apricot Ghost

I didn’t get into hot sauce until just a few years ago. While growing up and watching my father put hot sauce on, well, quite possibly everything, I just didn’t understand it. Why would you want to set your mouth … Continue reading

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easy zucchini garlic soup

simply put, this is my go-to soup. easy. minimal ingredients. GARLIC. vampires beware. my girl Jennifer over at alrightfine.com made this zucchini garlic soup for me a year or so ago. I’ve made it 1-20 times since, leaning far, FAR towards … Continue reading

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mexican tamale pies

you guys. I found a great individually portioned (and freezer friendly) meal recipe. these mexican tamale pies, they’re really good. and super easy. all you do, is simmer some stuff and spoon it into individual thingies: then you mix some … Continue reading

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“hobnobs” oat cookie biscuits

do the phrases “nobbly oaty biscuits” or “one nibble and you’re nobbed” do anything for you? well they should. I knew someone that lived in Scotland for some time who very quickly fell in love with McVitie’s Hobnobs. I visited … Continue reading

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DIY LUSH solid lotion bars

LUSH. love their products. so natural. so lovely. so… expensive. I wanted to make a solid lotion bar similar to those over at LUSH.  the recipe I found has far less ingredients, however a pretty good start and easy to … Continue reading

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sangria cupcakes with fruit compote topping

prepare yourselves for what mayhaps be the best thing you’ve put into your mouth. in a while, at least. they’re so darn fudge-y and OMG everything has red wine in it. these cupcakes were my favorite out of the bunch … Continue reading

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OAK Long Bar + Kitchen with Blog and Tweet Boston

I recently joined Blog and Tweet Boston for brunch at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen in the luxurious Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. “Join us at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, a stunning new Boston restaurant in the heart of Back Bay. … Continue reading

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