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Ice Cream Combination #1

In dessert, ice cream on July 24, 2009 at 5:46 am


Put a couple scoops of Häagen-Dazs Reserve’s Pomegranate Chip into a tea cup. Add a couple broken pieces of Pepperidge Farm Bordeaux cookies. Eat in two minutes.


Udon Comfort Soup

In noodles, udon on July 24, 2009 at 5:27 am

I realize that this is a simple dinner if, like me and other pretentious bohemian hipsters, you live in a city that has easy access to Trader Joe’s and Asian markets. Still, most chain grocery stores have an asian food aisle, where the ingredients for this incredibly simple meal can be sourced.

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Slightly Stirfried Scallops

In scallops, seafood on July 24, 2009 at 5:11 am

I’ve been wearing this hoboish peter pan green sweater from a vintage store near my place, but it is cashmere, which is one of those fabrics that just make me feel indulgent.So, feeling indulgent, I stopped by Whole Foods today to pick up some fresh scallops for dinner. At about $15 for six large, beautiful scallops($19.99 a pound), it’ll be a very occasional indulgence, especially when I’m cooking and the potential for failure is looming.

Fortunately, the scallops were yummy enough to stand alone without many cooking-type additives, and I didn’t overcook them.

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