Monthly Archives: April 2012

Foodie Pen Pals Day!!!

It has finally arrived!!  The most auspicious of occassions. I get to unveil my foodie pen pal treats and tell you about how rad the whole foodie pen pal thing is!  I got all excited, sadly, and ate the stuff without … Continue reading

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A slightly different approach..

So, with my new found vegetarianism (not really, but maybe just lots less meat) .. my boyfriend and I went to do our weekly shopping trip. While there we were plied with cheese samples. Of course, unable to resist, I took … Continue reading

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Way too Busy, Distressing News, Life Choices, Blar blar blar..

The Busy: Since I started my current job, I’ve been slacking big-time with regards to my blog. I get home, whipped.. Lately, on my days off, all I want to do is nap and lay around. In short, I’m a … Continue reading

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Berbere and I do not mix.

The other weekend I ventured out to Silverlake (so much traffic!!) take a look around the local spice shop, The Spice Station. While inside, I wandered around, sniffing random jars of stuff.. wishing I could find something new that appealed … Continue reading

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.. and I emerge victorious!!

So, apparently there were two key elements missing from my previous pasta making attempts.. beer.. and ample time for the dough to dry. While my sauce bubbled away on the stove, I put together my dough. Semolina flour, eggs, water, … Continue reading

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Sauced.. both figuratively and literally

I got to sleep in until the ripe hour of 8am, this morning. It wasn’t much.. but under the circumstances, I will take it. Upon rising, I went to go pick up my new glasses, then went to the farmers … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Illustrated Bites:
My sweetie, Andrew, usually takes the role as dishwasher rather than cook in our kitchen. He rarely cooks, but when he does, its always awesome. I’ve been super busy the last few months and with…

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