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    Tropical Plant and Fish Sales

    If you’ve found this from visiting us after a purchase at a monthly Tropical Fish Club of Burlington meeting, AquaBid or any other sources then you’re at the right place. The site is currently under construction and the plant or critter you’ve purchased will soon have an article on here to compliment it. Along with pictures of it in my tanks at home, and any fun facts or tips I’ve learned along the way. Stay tuned for now, but I look forward to sharing more of my fish hobby with others! ^_^

  • Recipes

    Chicken Teriyaki Alfredo

    I will start off by saying the concept of a chicken teriyaki alfredo does sound odd. What makes it odd is what brings the whole dish together. The teriyaki sauce I’m using in this recipe is not from scratch, it’s a name brand Kikkoman’s Teriyaki sauce and will need to fine tune that still. What the sauce does is bring out a savoriness that a heavy cream alfredo doesn’t do. This brand of sauce also has very little sugar in the finished dish is about 2g of sugar per serving so little that the sugar normally found in a teriyaki dish won’t overpower the main dish.

  • How to make buttermilk

    How to: Make Buttermilk

    Buttermilk is a common ingredient in many recipes because the acid in the buttermilk helps create lift when mixed with baking soda. Just like that high school vinegar + baking soda volcano. Buying buttermilk tends to be more expensive, and you don’t always finish it before it spoils. I have two ways of getting buttermilk easily into my recipes. Method 1: Buy Dehydrated Buttermilk I like to use this *brand* of buttermilk. First found it in a local Hanaford in Burlington and I love it! I use it when making my homemade ranch seasoning, or want to make a quick pancake recipe. The ratio for this dehydrated buttermilk is 4…

  • Oreo Cookies and Cream Oatmeal

    Cookies and Cream Oatmeal

    A hard to find recipe online so thought I'd create one. This recipe isn't very sweet, but refer to the Recipe Notes for some tips on making it sweeter or a stronger Oreo taste.