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Blog archives for August, 2011

Archive for August, 2011

Monday, August 29th, 2011

I’ve been getting worked up for months about this trip – and now I’m finally on it. And it’s incredible. This is my first time in Asia; before this adventure I’d done a lot of traveling in Europe and spent some time in South Africa, but I never made it to the Far East. I’m […]

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

My birthday was yesterday, so I guess this is technically a post-birthday cake. I whipped it up for brunch this morning for myself, the friend whose house I’m crashing at, and a couple of law school friends in the area. Baking this marble cake took my mind off the splitting headache I woke up with […]

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

I am the Queen of False Promises. Broken Promise #1: More frequest postings, post-bar. Broken Promise #2: Monthly charcuterie. I’ve been running around crazily and prepping for my 3-week trek across Southeast Asia…and I realized I had no time this month for Charcutepalooza, and that when next month’s post is due I’ll be stumbling off […]

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

One of the reasons I originally got into vintage cookbooks: I have a strange fascination with foods that are shaped to look like their ingredients.  Think salmon mousse in fish molds, deviled eggs; give me off-color picture plates of these, and I’ll be happy.  Until I came across this recipe in The Dallas Junior League […]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Post-bar life is rather strange.  As much as I’ve been looking forward to it…I find this whole leisure time business truly weird.  I’m not naturally a “relax and do nothing” kind of person, in case you didn’t get that from the “law school plus food blog” thing.  So I decided to channel my energies into […]