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- My dad just bought himself a 44oz soda for $.79. I haven't seen one of these since Bloomberg banned them. 4 hours ago
- @egabbert @thescentsofself Very true 4 hours ago
- @japster2008 @ssusu_you You are both so lucky. 9 hours ago
- Too funny @ssusu_you ! Still getting searches for pork chops and kale caesar salad. Boo! 9 hours ago
- @thescentsofself Thank you, Ari! 9 hours ago
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I prepared all this food. The written content and photographs are mine unless otherwise specified. I try out a lot of recipes from other sources, but always give credit where it is due. Of course, sometimes pages disappear, and the links no longer work. If that happens, hopefully I have included enough information for you to find the original source.
This blog is meant to be a convivial space, a place where I can share my thoughts, recipes, and story with you. If you like what you see and want to share it with others, remember to attribute it properly. As a courtesy, please do ask for permission if you want to use my content. It will almost always be granted unless you are using it for commercial purposes.
Also, sometimes I tell you about things that I like. I haven't been paid to do this — but wouldn't that be nice? Picture it: a lifetime's supply of Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt . . .
Tag Archives: no-recipe recipes
A couple of months ago, Edna at expatedna.com published a post about some of the strange search terms that have led to her blog. Some of the weirdest that she cited were: “German army uniform 2012,” “watered down biracial baby … Continue reading
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The Daring Kitchen July Cooks’ Challenge: Papillotes de pêches et framboises à la vanille (Peaches and Raspberries Cooked in Parchment Paper with Vanilla Bean)
The dissertation has been pretty overwhelming lately. This is the big push before the defense so I haven’t had much time for all the things that I love like spending time with my friends, cooking, blogging, eating out and drinking. … Continue reading
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I have a confession which really isn’t a confession since it’s pretty obvious : When it comes to Asian cooking, I haven’t a clue most of the time. To this, I might add something possibly incendiary: although there are many … Continue reading
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You can admit it: the title of this blog post made you want to speak like Elmer Fudd. Because what’s better than a post about Welsh rabbit? A post about wascally Welsh wabbit with wadishes! Specifically, wadish gweens! You’re vewy, vewy welcome. … Continue reading
I ate my first radish after watching Shelley Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theater. Do you remember that series? Maybe it was a little dark for children, but I loved it and thought Shelley Duvall was the bomb as Rapunzel. If you remember the story, … Continue reading