Monthly Archives: June 2011

the food of rome, days 1 and 2

ETA 8/17/11: OH MY GOD YOU GUYS GOOGLE STREET VIEW. BEST THING EVER. Confirmed: the first restaurant is Ristorante da Cencia (named, on the awning, Antica Trattoria da “Cencia”) and the second is La Canonica. Holy shit, Google Street View. … Continue reading

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I love late-night baking. I used to do it in college with cookies, but now I sort of do it with everything all the time. For one, I live with four and a half other people in something like 750 … Continue reading

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in which I watch Coupling and report back.

This will contain spoilers for the British tv show Coupling. If you don’t like being spoiled, please go away. Coupling is a British tv show that I’ve been fond of for years. When I was in high school it aired … Continue reading

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crazy delicious vegetarian improv pasta.

Guys, there’s no easy way to say this … I improvised a vegetarian dish for dinner tonight, and it kicked ass. I guess that was pretty easy. I had started baking at about 10 PM, and by 11:30 I wanted … Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class and race and stuff.

This post will contain spoilers aplenty. If you haven’t seen First Class and want to maintain your surprise, do not read ahead. Also, up front: I’ve never read any X-Men comics. I want to, after seeing this movie, but at … Continue reading

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SPOILERS AHEAD. The plot summary for Splice on Netflix is as follows: “Ignoring instructions from the pharmaceutical company that funds their research, groundbreaking genetic scientists Elsa (Sarah Polley) and Clive (Adrien Brody) continue with an unorthodox experiment to create a … Continue reading

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tasty tasty salad dressing.

Last night, in an attempt to provide an alternative to the delicious-but-predictable salad dressing my family always has – olive oil, a couple different vinegars, and spices – I decided to make this salad dressing by Pioneer Woman. Now, before … Continue reading

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