Archive / February 2013

February 4, 2013

…overcame my fear of cheese by tackling fondue

Admitting that you’re a vegetarian with a fear of cheese is awkward enough. Admitting that you’re a 27-year-old vegetarian with a fear of melted cheese because it reminds you of snot is even worse. But this aversion to squeaky, chewy, greasy cheese that leaves a taste lasting hours is getting more out of hand the …

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February 3, 2013

…watched the Super Bowl

Tonight I dunked chips in dip, swilled beer, oohed at the halftime show, groaned at the commercials and yelled at the players – just like a true American. And you know what? I still don’t understand football.

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February 2, 2013

…made doughnuts

For the daughter of a patisserie chef, I’m a shockingly bad baker. But today I tried out a recipe I thought would be particularly tricky – and it worked out surprisingly well. Doughnuts! The whole process took just under four hours, mostly due to the amount of time I had to wait for the dough …

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February 1, 2013

…went to see can-struction works

That ‘balloon animal’ is actually made of cans. Crabmeat cans to be precise. And it’s just one of 28 sculptures made out of non-perishables on display at the World Financial Center to encourage people to donate food as part of a massive food drive.

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