Category Archives: food

My Week (and a half) in Review

I love this time of the year. Flowers are blooming. Weather gets warmer and my DC social life amps up a few notches. I had a fun week and a half. Too much fun that I don’t have time to … Continue reading

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Canola Oil vs. Olive Oil

Last week I spied some plantains on sale at my local grocery store. Before settling in for a movie, I decided to make a batch to munch on. The last time I fried plantains, I used way too much oil … Continue reading

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Creating New Friendships: Foodie Penpals

A while ago, I stumbled upon Nae’s blog and saw a button for Foodie Penpals. What?! Where has this been all my life?! After scrolling thru the site, I was in love and signed up within minutes. Early March, I was … Continue reading

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My new love… Chobani

A quick story: One day, this happened… A few weeks ago when I was traveling home from my winter escape, this happened… I sent a quick email and three days later, this showed up in my mailbox…  Chobani, you’re the … Continue reading

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Restaurant Week DC: Sax

This week is Restaurant Week in DC.  I love RW because I use this time to check out high end restaurants at an affordable price. I’m all about that champagne life on a beer budget. I’ve been wanting to try Sax for … Continue reading

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Fondue For One

I was craving fondue… No I wasn’t. I just really wanted an excuse to use the fondue pot I brought as a Christmas gift for no one in particular and ended up keeping for myself. I used to buy this … Continue reading

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Chop! Chop: Giving Back at DCCK

During my White House tour, there was a Giving Table where attendees had the option to publicly pledge their commitment to give back however they chose to do so. My friend and I quickly agreed on DC Central Kitchen. I … Continue reading

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