Archive for June, 2010

Photo of the Day: Solstice on the Farm

| June 30, 2010 | 4 Comments
Photo of the Day: Solstice on the Farm




My friends at the amazing Ever Laughter Farm threw an AMAZING Summer Solstice party on the farm…waking up in the morning with chickens clucking in the background is simply…lovely. (Mind you, I had no tent, had a fabulous tarp though).

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Charleston Chew: Flourless Fruit Tarts

| June 30, 2010 | 23 Comments
Charleston Chew: Flourless Fruit Tarts




For those of you who have been following, you may realize that we at Zomppa are hoping to transform the way we relate and *meet* food – anybody know someone willing to donate a bus? I’m not joking…. …in any case, as part of this goal, I have been learning as much as I can […]

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Photo of the Day: Mango Heat

| June 27, 2010 | 10 Comments
Photo of the Day: Mango Heat




On a 100+ day, what’s better than the BEST mangoes in the world? Alfonso mangoes from India.

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Making Sense of the G8G20 World Summit

| June 27, 2010 | 4 Comments
Making Sense of the G8G20 World Summit




It is day two of the G8 G20 World Summit, and I am still trying to come to terms with what I see on TV. I am trying to understand how this city that I love and call my home has turned into a zone of unrecognizable streets and people. World leaders have descended upon […]

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Photo of the Day: Bridge to Eternity

| June 25, 2010 | 5 Comments
Photo of the Day: Bridge to Eternity




A typical San Francisco day – Golden Gate into the unknown.

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Faith in Rescuing Food

| June 25, 2010 | 9 Comments
Faith in Rescuing Food




Do you ever wonder how food banks get their food? Do you ever wonder how people without enough get their food? Do you ever wonder if food banks run out of food? Food banks rely on the goodness and kindness of businesses, volunteers, and supporters. It isn’t easy, but it requires hard work, dedication, and […]

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Photo of the Day: Chili on a Hot Day

| June 23, 2010 | 3 Comments
Photo of the Day: Chili on a Hot Day




On a steaming, North Carolina day was the 8th Annual Bull City Chili Challenge.

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The Last House on W. Chew Ave.

| June 23, 2010 | 9 Comments
The Last House on W. Chew Ave.




Family, friends and food…it doesn’t really get better than that! I had the pleasure of enjoying time with all three of them over Memorial Day weekend as my dear friends from college, Naomi and Freya (btw that’s Macalester College…holla’) traveled from New York City and Minnesota respectfully to see me and the fam. It was […]

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Photo of the Day: Man Hands, Baby Hands

| June 20, 2010 | 5 Comments
Photo of the Day: Man Hands, Baby Hands




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Rotten Cheater: Raspberry Donuts

| June 20, 2010 | 33 Comments
Rotten Cheater:  Raspberry Donuts




He, the boy I stole flirtatious, yet desperately furtive glances at throughout the night, finally made his way over to me.  He swaggered, slowly and steadily, making his way towards me.  Mr. Makes-Any-Hot-Blooded-Woman-Break-Out-In-a-Full-Body-Sweat walked towards me and stared directly at me…. actually, make that right through me. With zero trace of sleaze and the kindest […]

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