i have recently [an hour ago] decided that i think i am allergic

to gluten.  i know what you’re thinking… “alexandra, you

diagnose yourself with a new disease/sickness/allergy/whatever

every day.”  while this may be true, i have finally decided to

think rationally about the whole thing by conducting an


1. formulate a hypothesis: i am allergic to gluten.

2. test with an experiment: make and eat a microwaved mug brownie

3.  analyze results and draw conclusions: i can do so in about an hour.

i’ll let you all know the results of my experiment later.  for

now, i need to go buy some milk to wash this mug of decadence

down. hopefully i’m not lactose-intolerant… 



4 tablespoons flour

4 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

dash of salt


2 tablespoons veggie/canola oil

2 tablespoons water

microwave for approximately one minute

eat it all up and love your life.


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