Archive for January, 2011

Photo of the Day: Jellyfish

| January 30, 2011 | 7 Comments
Photo of the Day: Jellyfish




Jellyfish at the Georgia Aquarium.

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Sniff Out Your Mate: Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

| January 30, 2011 | 38 Comments
Sniff Out Your Mate:  Spicy Beef Noodle Soup




Marriage is…interesting. I’ve known my husband for 15 years and while our love for each other has matured and strengthened, there are days when I wonder what it would feel like to: 1) leap off my couch with the ferocity of a wild leopard on the hunt and body slam him and/or 2) apply an […]

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TidBit of the Day: Exclusive Breasfeeding Hazardous to Infants?

| January 30, 2011 | 13 Comments
TidBit of the Day:  Exclusive Breasfeeding Hazardous to Infants?




There are a load of recommendations for when to feed your infant solids.  According to whom you talk to (and from what school of thought and/or generation they stem), one might suggest you: feed your infant when he demonstrates an interest in food, refrain from feeding your infant solids until they turn 1, feed your […]

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Photo of the Day: Potato BAM!

| January 26, 2011 | 24 Comments
Photo of the Day: Potato BAM!




Probably the best potatoes I’ve ever had at the wonderful Land Thai Kitchen in Manhattan. They have several locations, and you can’t go wrong with any of them.

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Tibetan Momos: Humanity, Where Art Thou?

| January 26, 2011 | 16 Comments
Tibetan Momos: Humanity, Where Art Thou?




The radio announced that a woman froze to death in the same breath he announced the score of a game. This happened in the city I call home in North America. It is believed that people heard her cries as she lay on the sidewalk, injured, suffering from dementia, and steps from her home. No […]

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TidBit of the Day: Handmade Noodle Demonstration

| January 26, 2011 | 6 Comments
TidBit of the Day:  Handmade Noodle Demonstration




Awesome video of a Master Chen (note, the person above is NOT Master Chen…it was the only photo I could find of someone doing what Master Chen does best!) creating noodles using his hands at a new restaurant, called Hung Ry, in New York City.  As the restaurant prioritizes the use of local and organic […]

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Photo of the Day: Chicken-ier? Frightening

| January 23, 2011 | 17 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Chicken-ier?  Frightening




A friend of mine, currently living in the UK (thank you, FRIEND!!), sent me a photo of, what looks to be, ‘chicken’ bouillon cubes.  Is it possible for something, or rather, anything other than a real chicken (or use of a real chicken) to taste…’chicken-ier’?  Funny & Frightening…all at the same time.

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Cheeseburgers and Championships

| January 23, 2011 | 18 Comments
Cheeseburgers and Championships




Football. Caramelized Onions. Guacamole. Championship Football. Plus, as of this posting, the Packers have just earned their ticket to the Super Bowl. Life is good. For those of you that have read any of my previous posts, you may or may not remember that my husband and I have a little weekly challenge for one […]

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TidBit of the Day: Haggis and Burns Supper

| January 23, 2011 | 8 Comments
TidBit of the Day: Haggis and Burns Supper




January 25 is Robert Burns Day in Scotland.  “Rabbie” Burns as he is more commonly referred to by Scots, is Scotland’s most famous poet and lyricist.  For those of you not familiar with Burns, his most famous composition is Auld Lang Syne, which is a tune often sung in most English-speaking countries on New Year’s Eve. […]

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Photo of the Day: Two Little Red Hens Bakery

| January 20, 2011 | 17 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Two Little Red Hens Bakery




Delicious little mini cupcakes from Two Little Red Hens Bakery in NYC.

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