(sort of) Sober Sunday: Afghan saffron and emails to my sister
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(sort of) Sober Sunday: Afghan saffron and emails to my sister

saffron threads are the thread of the menu – cocktail optional, but highly recommended My sister works for the UN.  She does something with refugee camps and saves orphans in her free time.  She has a bullet proof vest.  I think things blow up in near proximity to her.  Based on her Facebook pictures, it … Continue reading

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hedging my bets
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hedging my bets

asia, apple pie, and emotional investment My mother may have told me not to put all my eggs in one basket, (the supermarket frowns on taking them out of the carton anyway), but my dad taught me to diversify: stocks and bonds, Fiat and Ford, oil futures and airlines, allocating investments to different economic sectors, different … Continue reading

Sober Sunday: 15-Minute Love Potion
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Sober Sunday: 15-Minute Love Potion

It’s no secret I cook my feelings.  Then I feed those feelings to other people.  It’s my only form of expression that doesn’t fall under awkward-robot-person-with-uncontrolled-word-vomit.  This recipe comes from my grandmother, the ultimate feed-people-your-feelings cook.  This recipe is malleable to other veggies, but leek is my favorite, and the least involved. Generations of serving … Continue reading