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The general state of science reporting is abysmal. Thank goodness for Ars Technica's science blog. 
Pile of neglected research gets passed off as new data by reporters.
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And do you remember that time when a science journalist confused absolute and relative effect?

Oh, wait. That was every time.
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I love strawberry season 🍓😁
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Literally mouthwatering
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Why do I keep making simple things ridiculously complicated by doing stupid stuff like making my own dumpling wrappers?

(They came out awesome, though.)
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Squash and onion pizza! Inspired by http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2007/10/butternut-squash-and-caramelized-onion-galette/
(An excellent recipe which I have also made! I just wasn't in the mood for ALL THE BUTTER.)
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Blonde-tailed squirrels are apparently a thing?
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Kenji was already the mythbuster of food, so watching him team up with Adam Savage to test out steak searing methods was pretty cool.
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Parmesan peppercorn steak salad 😋
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First day of farm share!!! I made turnips for dinner.

Just turnips. The green stuff is also turnips.

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Good morning!
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This was so good and it made me think of you.
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