Cherry turnovers

August 21, 2011

Cherry turnovers | Photo by BNF

Watch out, I’m about to get fancy on you.

Cherry turnovers. Whaaaat?

So, I have a new officemate at my new job and he is the type of cook who just throws things together.

And can’t ever remember how much of each ingredient was used.

This is super infuriating for those of the “baker” mindset like myself, who spends extra time making sure that everything is just so carefully measured out. Read the rest of this entry »


On this, the week and a half of my birth …

August 14, 2011


It’s really your fault that I’m such a brat about birthdays.

No, really.

Keep showering me with love and affection each year and that’s what I’ll expect.

One and a half week’s worth to be exact.

Seriously though, my 28th 24th birthday was record-setting in terms of princess-style treatment.

I had a steady stream of cards, phone calls, texts, and Facebook shout-outs all. week. long.

Thank you for the gorgeous cards!

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Shrimp curry with snow peas

August 9, 2011

Shrimp curry with snow peas | Photo by BNF

Sometimes it takes getting out of your routine to discover amazing things.

Like, for instance, shopping somewhere other than Publix.

(More to come on my first-ever trip to a Chinese market.)

My husband and I have a good friend, John, who recently invited us over to dinner before he abandoned us for California.

He was planning to serve us vegetable rolls and shrimp curry over rice.

To drink: green aloe water or mango purée.

I could see the look on my husband’s face. It basically said: “Uhhh … This meal is way too healthy for us.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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