Between the heat being shut off, the 24-hour paint job-slash-Riverdance rehearsal happening upstairs, and the unexpectedly caffeinated tea I had before bed last night, I’m in a shaky, adventurous frame of mind. I think I’ll figure out something “fun” to do with a ziplock bag full of cooked bulgur.
[One] chef at the Shilla Hotel in Seoul forever challenged my notion of...– from Essentials of Asian Cuisine by Corinne Trang
Vietnam may be one of the world’s finest examples of fused cuisines,...– Essentials of Asian Cuisine, by Corinne Trang
“As the name so aptly suggests, the rice bowl is for the rice, the saucer underneath is for food taken from the communal dishes before you eat it, or for the bones you gently spit out.” And… “The bones can be sucked, quietly, before being gently spit out onto the side plate.” —Yan-Kit’s Classic Chinese Cookbook “Gently spit”
me: Can we make a date to see Smash?
because i need to find a TV for that night
i think it's after the superbowl
on the 4th? or the 5th?
OK, i checked, it's monday after the superbowl, the 6th
Meghan: yes. that is fine!
me: (why is the superbowl on a monday?)
Meghan: it isn't
it is on a sunday
me: oh, the site is saying "Monday after the superbowl"
by which I guess they mean, "the day after the superbowl"
me: i can not imagine the cross-marketing is helping a show like this, though
Meghan: all the ladies that have been held hostage by footbal for 3 months have revenge
Genuinely wondering if I’ll be able to pull off Lana del Rey at karaoke in one month’s time, and if any of my friends would tolerate it.
Individual variations in flavor [in homemade miso paste] were a source of great pride for each home, and the expression Temae miso desu, ga (“I do not want to boast about my miso, but…”) was born from this pride. This expression, a very Japanese kind of metaphoric apology, is still used as a preface when people discuss their own or a family member’s success or...
nervousacid said: If you’re serious, I would go see this with you. Ha! I am indeed serious! (Meaning, yes, let’s do it!)
elisabethdonnelly asked: A question that I think you (and your book) could answer in your infinite wisdom - what would you recommend for a 3pm snack, something that's full of protein and lacking, hopefully, in too much sugar and fat? That's the time of day I get very stupid and eat like an animal, don't you?