Monthly Archives: November 2009

Confessions of a Shopaholic

What’s the deal with ditzy New York journalists who spend a lot of money on expensive clothing and then get rescued by very rich men? This is not my life AT ALL. Except for the part about debt. I got … Continue reading

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Dinner: Oden

I guess I’m into winter mode: tonight I made oden, which is a traditional winter food. It’s like a stew, sort of. Or a soup. Kinda. In any case, it’s delicious and warms the belly. The broth is made from … Continue reading

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Are you a fan of Henry?

I am.

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Dinner: Gyoza

Some days call for comfort food from my childhood. Today was one such day. Gyoza, to the rescue! It’s basically a pork dumpling. And it’s pretty simple; my mom had us making them since I was quite young, assembly-line style. The … Continue reading

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Dinner: Spaghetti

I love spaghetti. It’s pretty much the best thing ever. For last night’s dinner, I sauteed some mushrooms, garlic  and onions, browned some sausage meat (Italian sausages, squeezed out of their casings), and added a bottle of tomato puree. A … Continue reading

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Thank you, Amy Poehler

For what she said at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards: “Girls, if boys say something that’s not funny, you don’t have to laugh.” Aaand, debate about gender and humour in 3…2…1…

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Dinner Project: Perogies!

That’s right. I went straight into it, on my own, no Baba supervision. And you know what? It’s time consuming, but really very easy. The dough is made from 2 cups of flour, a teaspoon of salt, a half cup … Continue reading

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