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still not over this girl

still not over this girl

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Just saw Moonrise Kingdom. Cutest movie ever. Makes me want to become a girl scout. 

Just saw Moonrise Kingdom. Cutest movie ever. Makes me want to become a girl scout. 

One of the best things about living in the east village? People’s Pops. Cannot wait to attempt these for my Australian summer. First on my list - raspberries and cream.

INGREDIENTS:

4 cups raspberries
2/3 cup simple syrup (recipe below)
1/2 cup  heavy cream

INSTRUCTIONS:
Purée the raspberries in a food processor or smash with a potato masher. Transfer them to a bowl or jug and add the simple syrup. Stir well and taste; significant seasonal variation in raspberries means the sweetness of your mixture may need tweaking. Add the cream and stir very, very minimally. The swirl effect in the finished pop is an aesthetic (and gustatory) effect really worth trying to achieve, and the act of pouring the cream into the molds will do a lot to homogenize the mixture, so don’t overmix it.
Pour the mixture into your ice pop molds, leaving a little bit of room at the top for the mixture to expand. Insert sticks and freeze until solid, 4 to 
5 hours. Unmold and transfer to plastic bags for storage or serve at once.

(makes 10 pops)

SIMPLE SYRUP

INGREDIENTS:
2/3 cup organic cane sugar
2/3 cup water

INSTRUCTIONS
Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is transparent. Turn off the heat and let cool. Add any spices before the mixture starts to simmer; add any herbs only after you’ve turned off the heat. Store plain and infused syrups in sealed containers in the fridge. (Makes 1 cup)

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YUM




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I went to New York and…turned into a tomboy. My main inspo? Anthony Keidis. With or without the pee in his shorts.

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Ay, Caramba.. I’ve started a blog. Stay tuned for unnecessary posts of things I get stuck in my head.

Ay, Caramba.. I’ve started a blog. Stay tuned for unnecessary posts of things I get stuck in my head.