Monthly Archives: November 2008

Full Yet?

Hello, again. I know it’s been a while since we’ve visited. How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was swell. After several very stressful weeks, I felt like I slept like a rock on my parents’ hard futon. It was truthfully some … Continue reading

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Almost Time

Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday. As a kid, I felt a special bond to my most significant American holiday because it was the one tradition my family embraced right off the bat. We’d roast the turkey, I’d make … Continue reading

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Carrot and Cardamom Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

A few months ago, while browsing the cookbook section of my favorite bookstore, I came across this book. I picked it up, opened it and stared at the very first thing that came up: carrot and cardamom cake with mascarpone … Continue reading

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Exploring, Plus More Sushi (Review)

Some of you may have noticed a new little link in the left hand tab of the page. It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for a while now and finally pulled it together. I’m in the midst of creating … Continue reading

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Delicious Delicata

I’ve had two equally delicious experiences with delicata squash: at a co-op in Vermont, which served it roasted in maple syrup from its Whole Foods-like deli counter and at Nopa, where I had it alongside their famous roast chicken. The … Continue reading

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These past few days, I’ve had to double check my calendar to remind myself that it is, in fact, the middle of November. You wouldn’t know it by the temperatures outside, or the breezy summer clothes on the streets. I’m … Continue reading

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When You’ve Got a Friend

When you’ve got a friend that is a vegetarian, you probably fit into one of two categories of people: those who who are open-minded, veggie-loving meat eaters or those who are the give-me-a-break meat eaters. Me–I’m the first kind. No … Continue reading

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