jitterbug: (food - spices)
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          may 8th, 2009. 94/365.

today i planted tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, and a windowbox full of herbs (basil, rosemary, thyme, and mint).


green beans. i like them well enough, but they are not a vegetable i get excited about cooking. i picked up a pound of green beans thinking i'll toss them in the oven with some olive oil and garlic, as i usually do, for a quick and nondescript side dish. as i was cooking dinner a whimsical change of plan was made and the results were well worth it. this green bean/cherry tomato sauté is one of the best dishes i've ever cooked.

 

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Apr. 30th, 2009 09:54 am
jitterbug: (art - kfh - further still)
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april 28th, 2009. 84/365.
 

april 29th, 2009. 85/365.


april 30th, 2009. 86/365.
vegetable lasagna
 
 

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Mar. 18th, 2009 08:02 pm
jitterbug: (food - spices)
march 18, 2009. 42/365
sautéing peppers and onions for "sausage" + pepper + onion sandwiches

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Mar. 7th, 2009 07:02 pm
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march 7th, 2009. 31/365


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Mar. 5th, 2009 10:10 pm
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march 5th, 2009. 29/365

i need more cabinet space.

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Jan. 28th, 2009 07:42 pm
jitterbug: (hullo.out.)
the sun sets on old devil moon

no more tofu scramble to ease a sunday hangover. no more late scorching summer nights spent under christmas lights with no air-conditioning, a beer, and the best key-lime pie in town. no more cajun nachos. another place with many happy memories -- gone.

now i'm awaiting the day black betty closes.
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*nye was lame. i picked up elly's stomach virus and spent most of the evening/night in the bathroom.

*on friday ian and i went to gobo for dinner. i had an appetizer of spring rolls with a spicy honey dip, and a small plate of vietnamese stir-fry [hot spiced tofu, red onion, bell pepper]. ian had new england rolls and a large plate of soy cutlets in black pepper sauce. everything was cooked perfectly; the flavors deep, clean, and fresh. i think i found my new favorite vegetarian/vegan restaurant.

*grades for the fall semester still aren't up, i know i got an A- in one class. waiting for two more grades.

*i need 3 graduate level english courses for my degree. csi is offering only 6 graduate level english courses in the spring -- two workshops (writing/writing about lit), an independent study course, multicultural lit, 19th century english lit, and a classics course. i registered for the multicultural lit class. and the classics which is taught by a professor whom i've had for 2 classes before. he's a quirky old man; knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter. unfortunately, i find that he's incapable of engaging his students in a classroom setting. i'd love to drink a beer with him and talk shakespeare. i don't want to see him every tuesday night for 3.5 hours for 14 weeks.

*my dreamscapes should come with a movie camera. i dream kadain style, nightly.

*itching to go dancing.

*kristina and i are taking agnes to atlantic city for her birthday. it promises to be a corny good time of badly dressed senior citizens, the rainforest cafe, dingy strip-clubs, and hangovers. upon our return, i promise to reconsider my idea of a good time.
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i made miso soup and vegetable maki rolls.
cucumber + avocado. yum.

we are out of spicy mayo and imitation crab meat. next time, i'm making spicy kani rolls as well.





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Aug. 18th, 2008 09:19 am
jitterbug: (red flower in green)
sayonara to one of the most horrible birthday weekends of my life. suffice to say we never made it to the delaware water gap.

food meme under here )

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