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Monthly Archives: January, 2010

Tip of the Day- Stopping Onion Eyes

After rereading my post from yesterday, I realized I could answer my own question and figure out a way to stop crying. Wearing ski goggles provides more funny stories than … Continue reading

January 28, 2010 · 2 Comments

Tip of the Day- Keep the Root when Chopping Onions

We use them for everything, but chopping onions can be annoying. I say annoying not only because they make us cry (if you have contacts, you’re lucky! You have less … Continue reading

January 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Tip of the Day: Easy Wine Pairing

Tonight I went to a Wine Club meeting. In between pretentious comments from aspiring sommelier classmates (“Don’t be afraid to let this chard open up, it’s not performing yet” or … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 · 2 Comments

Soooo Gigi Profiles Me!

How’s this for meta-blogging? My friend Gigi Ouf has a blog that focuses primarily on fashion, style, and being fabulous. Think LA flash plus London cool plus New York edge … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Culinary Confidential: Day Two

After eight months of planning, I have started at the Culinary Institute of America- Greystone. It sounds ominous when I say it in that way, akin to a wedding or … Continue reading

January 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

Banana Bread

As the old saying goes: When life gives you overripe, mushy, brown bananas, make banana bread. I came home to my parents’ house on Wednesday and started poking around the … Continue reading

January 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

Tip of the Day- Pesky Egg Shell Fragments

Ever break an egg and accidentally include a small piece of the egg shell? Never, you say? Well, you are a better huevo-handler than I, because I do it all … Continue reading

January 21, 2010 · Leave a comment