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Hilah Johnson
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Post-baby #fashion  advice from +Laurel Kinney Personal Styling on +ulive. Also, lotsa giggles, as is the norm whenever I get to see Laurel. 
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Very very true!
 
You Don't Always Need a Recipe

http://www.bonappetit.com/test-kitchen/cooking-tips/article/fall-soup-ideas

We routinely teach Peo how to cook food without needing a recipe as a 100% literal source to follow.  Sometimes we cook from recipes and adjust ingredients to satisfy our dietary needs, our ingredients on hand, or just for taste preferences.  Sometimes we just throw things in a pot and cook and then eat it.

Being a slave to recipes means you won't enjoy cooking because you'll stress out when you can't find the right ingredient or if something turns out differently.  You'll also keep finding recipes that turn you off because nobody else is writing for you and your specific desires.  I mean come on, so many of the recipes you can Google are trumped-up foodie nonsense with ingredients you'll have to work to find in your regular grocery store, are overpriced, and (if you're fussy like me) may not even taste that great.

Free yourself.  Learn the basics from articles like the one below, from +Hilah Johnson's book (http://hilahcooking.com/learn-to-cook-book/), and from watching shows like Good Eats by +Alton Brown (if you can find it).  These sources tell you what ingredients are for, how swapping them out changes things, and empower you to feed yourself without always relying on someone else's recipe, someone else's pre-made box, someone else's tastes, someone else's foodie trends.

Better yet: if you do know how to cook, share these sources with a friend or relative.  Teach your kids.  You don't need a recipe book (and honestly every time I see a kids' recipe book I'm disappointed because it's just sweetened-up, mini versions of regular recipes anyway).  You do need time and patience - which are in short supply for me personally at the moment since I also have a toddler - but we strongly advise folks follow the rule Corran and I agreed on when we were first married: no child leaves our household without knowing how the basics of cooking with or without a recipe.

#cooking   #empowerment   #food  
When the weather gets colder, we're all about these fall soup ideas—no recipe required
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your right about you don't always need a recipe
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Hope you can make this sooooon! 
Baked mac and cheese recipe with three cheeses for extra mac and cheese FX!
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Obrigada Moussa Kante
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Bonus video! How to make marzipan fruit. These are great cake decorations, especially for #Thanksgiving

#thanksgivingrecipes   #thanksgivingdessert  
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Nice fruit basket 
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From a friend, a different perspective. 
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I WOULD LOVE TO COME AND SHARE THIS WITH YOU YOU ARE ONE NICE PERSON ON COMING OUT TO MCAFEE
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Hummus. These were shot in natural light, indoors, then I brightened the white levels in PS. Canon 60D with 17-55mm lens. I wish the close-up on the right had a slightly higher depth of field. Both were taken using autofocus, which I want to start getting away from but am not familiar enough yet to feel like I know what to do. 
I am trying to improve both my styling and photog skills so any camera setting suggestions or critique on the arrangement are welcome. 
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Here's some great tips on #baby   #massagetherapy ! Plus, super cute footage of my super cute baby :)
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Soo cut but it was sad wind he was craying
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Making some of these today! Because it's never too early to start feeding the baby cookies. (Just kidding, I'm pretty sure that 8 weeks is too early.)
Deluxe chocolate chip cookies with nuts, oatmeal and coconut, too!
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Hey guys m sorry sme1 used my acc n sent that last comment
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I'm so happy with how this apple cake recipe turned out! It's as easy as it is delicious, which makes it a perfect Thanksgiving dessert.

#thanksgiving   #thanksgivingrecipes  
Amazing apple cake recipe with apple filling baked right inside, topped with cinnamon cream cheese frosting
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Very sweet
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I'm so excited for Halloween! I made fruity gummy worms that look extra realistic to gross out the kids or the people with delicate constitutions...

http://hilahcooking.com/gummy-worms-recipe/

#halloween   #gummies  
Fruit-juice sweetened gummy worms recipe to make your own natural gummy worms!
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Gadze yuck .... yeah in a survival situation yeah you would bolt them down lol jeez :)
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I came up with this vegan Caesar salad, which I realize is a kind of oxymoron since if it's vegan it ain't Caesar but what the hell. It's creamy. It's tangy and salty. And for this pregnant lady with only 4 weeks to go, anything that will help me eat more salad is useful. 

http://hilahcooking.com/vegan-caesar-salad/

#vegan   #veganrecipe   #meatlessmonday  
Vegan caesar salad dressing made with cashews and avocado
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Lately, since we are finished shooting videos for the year but I still need to feel productive even though at 7 months pregnant, I don't always want to be productive (unless you count laying in bed reading mystery novels as productive) I've been remaking all the oldest recipes on the site and retaking the photos. What a difference!

In the early days we often didn't take any still photos of the food so the thumbnail images were just screen shots from the video (and the video was very low quality so they looked pretty crappy).

Here's the first of these reshoots: How to make Hummus!

(Bonus: I get to practice my food photography)
How to make hummus: hummus is simple, healthy, and inexpensive to make at home!
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  • Hilah Cooking, LLC
    2010 - present
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Austin, TX - Melbourne, Australia - Nelson, New Zealand - Boston, MA
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Host of HilahCooking.com -- a weekly webshow!
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My name is Hilah and I host my own awesome internet cooking show: Hilah Cooking! 

I also just released my fourth cookbook: Learn To Cook. As the title implies, it's all about teaching you how to cook. It's packed with great information for beginners and it includes over 150 recipes for people of all types. 

Plus, it's got cussin' and dirty jokes.

Available at www.learntocookbook.com or on Amazon.

Other things I do are sing, write songs, and goof around. I like sunshine, beer, sea horses, pie, dilapidated buildings, and being a girl!

P.S. Please don't circle me if you are offended by cussin' and dirty jokes!

P.P.S. I am not a robot.

P.P.P.S All jerks and a-holes will be blocked.
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Austin Blogger Awards Winner, 2010: Blog of the Year, Best Overall Food Blog, Best Food Blog for Recipes; Featured at the New York Food Film Fest 2011; Seen on FoodNetwork's "Eat St."; Featured in LStyleGStyle magazine, Forbes, The Austin Chronicle and Nylon Magazine
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