Sometimes I think that Pinterest was created just for me and for those just like me. I used to have files and files of links and photos, labeled the best I could. Note: labeling by date is the worst idea ever. I utilize Pinterest on the daily--not only to store my inspirations, recipes, and also to organize some of my mood boards I am working on, but I am also constantly trying the things I pin. Multiple times a week, I am referring to my pins and trying things out. Rarely do we hear how things actually turn out. Here are just 3 of our most recent hits and misses we found on Pinterest.
1. The Miss. Garlic Parmesan Edamame using this recipe. Chris, Greta and I love, love, LOVE edamame--but this was not good. It was so rich and messy! Edamame is a finger food, and to handle each pod covered in garlic, parmesan and oil was just as unenjoyable as the overpowering garlic flavor masking the flavor of the soy bean. Do yourself a favor and skip this one and stick to sprinkling edamame with sea salt.
2. The In-Betweener. One Sunday morning, Chris and I set out to get our faces glowing with homemade pore strips using this recipe and tutorial. The verdict: It smelled ba-ad. Like cheese puffs. Which don't necessarily smell bad if they are cheese puffs, but we don't really like our cleansers--or faces--smelling like that. After setting for about fifteen minutes on our faces, we peeled it off. I can't say our pores were completely clear, but our faces were baby soft. It was cheap and funny, made funnier because we couldn't move our faces to laugh with the hard shell spread over our cheeks. Worth a try.
3. The It-Really-Works! You may have seen pictures of green onion stubs in water floating around Pinterest. Since we buy green onions almost every week, I thought I'd give a go at regrowing the ones we already sliced down. By the next week, the green part had grown above the glass rim again ready to re-use. My only mistake, make sure you tell everyone in the house why there are green onions in water on your windowsill for a week, or they might throw them out. ...meh. You'll have to take my word on this one--green onion stubs in water really do grow back.
What have you been trying on Pinterest lately. Hits and misses? We should all be informing/warning each other, right?
P.S. You can follow us on Pinterest here! Happy, happy weekend. Hallelujah, it's here.