Category Archives: food

Peep this peep show

It’s a testament to my mom’s perseverance in enforcing the no-sugar rule when I was a kid that I have never to this day eaten a Peep. They freak me out. Except when they’re sacrificing each other. That, I love! … Continue reading

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A bucket of chicken.

I don’t know why I even bother trying to write fiction. Real life is so much more interesting. nicole:  hahahaha lol nothing surprises me anymore we had a patient i didn’t take care of her but she was SOOO big … Continue reading

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This is how New Yorkers live.

We make space for our Shrinky-dink art. We store laundry in our stoves (or fridges, in my cousin’s case). We store bananas in the toaster ovens. I actually once went to see and almost rented a place even smaller, if … Continue reading

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Soda- and Cola-flavored Hi-Chew, brought back by Rosa from Taiwan! I wish they’d sell these in the US, the flavor was SPOT ON.

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The Validity of Chinese Traditions

China’s a big country, so it makes sense that there would be variations in holiday traditions, but every New Year I feel like each of my friends has a different idea of how to celebrate the holiday. I just told … Continue reading

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It’s Pancake Month!!!

I was talking to Sophie about dieting, about how to burn fat you have to cut down on carbs. But then I heard about the Clinton Street Baking Company’s Pancake Month! Sometimes I’d rather be happy than skinny. I for … Continue reading

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I love you, Mark Bittman

I’m going to make a movie about how we met in prison and fell in love, and it’s going to be a big hit despite our horrendous Southern accents that make (one of) us sound like William Faulkner. Ahem Ewan … Continue reading

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Candy Cane Marshmallows!

In the beginning, there was fluff. It was so hard to handle that I didn’t take pictures. But after the fluff was mixed with the red food color, there was this: Put in the 8 x 8 pan, like so: … Continue reading

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Happy weekend!

Seen before brunch at Rosewater Restaurant, which was a thoroughly disappointing experience. There was a string in the pork sandwich Rosa got, and the manager’s response was, “Oh, we use that to cook the pork. We’re usually good at making … Continue reading

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I made a quiche today and the eggs looked so pretty when I poured in the soy milk! Here’s the inside of the curry apple pie I made this weekend. It was really good! If I made it again though, … Continue reading

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