Monthly Archives: August 2011

Nigerian Homestyle Eggs

House guests stress me out. Well, not the house guests themselves…really it’s just the experience of having house guests that stresses me out. You want the place to look nice, so you clean. You want everyone to have fun, so … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Assumption

It’s here!  The biggest celebration in Little Italy, the Feast of the Assumption, will be held this weekend in the streets surrounding our residence. The Assumption is a Catholic tradition honoring the assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven, and … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzel Bites

A couple of days ago I received an email inviting me to a going away pizza party for my old roommates from undergrad. I’ve never been one to say no to a pizza party, and I figured it would be … Continue reading

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Seasoned Cucumber Cilantro Soup (Cucumber Raita)

The hospital’s air conditioning is set permanently to “early fall,” and every day around 4pm I find myself dreaming about a fitting dinner.  Hot soup always sounds good.  Maybe some sort of stew.  Or maybe something with a long bake, … Continue reading

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