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butternut squash risotto

In home cooking on April 13, 2010 at 7:27 pm

this recipe is the shit. seriously.

i cooked it over a month ago, when it was much much colder outside & the richness of the ingredients was too tempting to pass up! i mean… butter, bacon, cheese, and wine… mmmm. plus, the squashes looked so cute – they were just asking to be put in my belly:

si senor!

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lao sze chuan

In eating out! on April 6, 2010 at 10:11 am

a couple of weekends ago we decided to have a drunken dinner at our favorite chinese restaurant, to celebrate liz’s return from portland and my acceptance into a loyola post bac program…

but really, we just wanted to feast on delicious tear-inducing spicy chinese food and down a bunch of beers in the process!

feast!

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cake vs pie?!

In Uncategorized on April 5, 2010 at 10:28 am

so, a little late in the game i know, but apparently there has been a great raging debate of team cake vs. team pie!!!

this battle has me completely stumped. would i give up the fanciness of cakes, layered and smothered in rich creamy icing… or the rustic home-grown goodness of flaky, crusty pies filled with wholesome fruit??? and why is this a choice that i have to make?! so cruel, the world…