Category Archives: Food & Recipes

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

It’s finally here: my first Autumn back on the East Coast.  The leaves are changing and crunching under my feet.  I’m pulling scarves and boots from the deep recesses of my closet.  The temperatures are dropping and this all culminates … Continue reading

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Chicken & Waffles

I swore I’d never move back below the Mason-Dixon Line, and yet – here I am.  And to be honest, I’m loving it.  To me, DC is like a cross between Atlanta and New York.  The architecture is lovely, people bustle … Continue reading

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Souk Cuisine

At 10 AM sharp we met Gemma, a Dutch native, in front of a cafe in the Medina’s main square.  She was carrying an armful of empty shopping bags and chatting with a couple of Belgian women.  We introduced ourselves, … Continue reading

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Tea Upon Chatsworth

My sister-in-law came to visit a couple of weeks ago and one of the highlights of our time together was afternoon tea in Point Loma.  It’s a cute little place with lots of ladies in hats and a hodgepodge of beautiful … Continue reading

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Coffee Creme Brûlée

I’m fancy.  Oh, I’m fancy.  Because I made creme brûlée.  At home.  From scratch.  And it was delicious. Here’s my silky smooth, simple but chic recipe for coffee creme brûlée. Ingredients: (This recipe makes enough for about 3 people, depending … Continue reading

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Basic Waffles

My 23-year old brother is a surprisingly good gifter.  Every Christmas and birthday, I intentionally don’t give him any gift ideas because he does so well when left to his own devices.  And this Christmas, per usual, he delivered.  He … Continue reading

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Spanish Tortilla

Back in 2006 I spent a semester studying in Barcelona.  I opted to live with a local family rather than in an apartment with other foreign students for a more immersive Spanish experience.  I thought I’d be welcomed into someone’s home, … Continue reading

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