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RECIPE: Spring Rolls

I have to admit that for the longest time I thought egg rolls and spring rolls were the same thing. I think one of my local Chinese restaurants used them interchangeably as well. In my mind, they were both typically chicken/pork/shrimp and vegetables wrapped in an edible wrapper and deep fried to a golden brown. At some point in my culinary experience I must have wondered the difference and adapted my perception to one where the spring roll was a vegetarian egg roll. Read More

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Crystal Ponti

DIY: Easter Bunny Cart Centerpieces

With Easter right around the corner, I was inspired this weekend to make an Easter centerpiece.

Glancing through some of the pins on my Easter Ideas board on Pinterest, I decided to make a couple of Bunny Carts. Overall it took about four hours to put these together, including a couple of layers of paint on the baskets, wheels, axles and harnesses. I deviated from the original how-to by using fabric ribbon for the trim on the carts and harness straps, filling with shredded paper grass and topping with colorful Sweet Tart jelly beans.  Read More