Portobello pizzas!

Love pizza but concerned with the number of calories in the standard pizza crust? Why not make portobello pizzas! it’s just like a pizza except you use a mushroom instead of the crust. (Disclaimer: If you don’t like mushrooms in the first place, this *probably* isn’t the best idea for you…)

You’ll need:

  • portobello mushrooms
  • pizza sauce
  • cheese
  • other pizza toppings

(Look at the AllRecipes post for more details)

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Why do we have another Spider-Man movie? Granted, I liked it more than any of the previous three, but it just feels too soon. Of course people are going to compare it to the previous movies.

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Fun idea at least and although it had some problems in execution, I enjoyed it well enough. The action scenes were neat, particularly the flaming ax-fu of firey doom (which they could have used more of).

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Brave

I think that if Brave where made by anyone other than Pixar, I would have absolutely loved it. Granted, that’s not really a fair comparison, but I just can’t shake the feeling.

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Snow White and the Huntsman

Oof. I guess it was pretty. That’s something. There were some really technically impressive scenes, like the stag and the dwarves and the glittery mirror warrior things.

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Men in Black 3

I really liked the first two Men in Black movies. They’re a the sort of fun that I end up re-watching around once a year as a sort of guilty pleasure. I was a little surprised that they decided to make a third one, but I think it worked out well enough.

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Dark Shadows

Mostly, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. I’ll go see just about anything involving either of them, even more quickly if it’s both. I went into the film not knowing much about the half-century old soap opera on which it was based, which I think hurt it in the end. There were a number of plot points that felt a bit rushed and didn’t need to be there (like the werewolf-daughter bit).

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The Five-Year Engagement

Oof. So what do these two actually have in common again? I can feel a bit of the pain that they’re going through doing the PhD dance myself, but the extent they take it to just seems a bit extensive. If you can’t talk about things, then move on–particularly before spending five years growing a(n admittedly pretty awesome) beard and making just about everything out of local wildlife.

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The Avengers

… there’s really not much to say about this that hasn’t been said / won’t be said a thousand times over. Long story short, it’s a great movie and a hit out of the park for everyone involved. I liked it enough that I’m sure to see it again and I strongly suggest that you go to.

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