Monthly Archives: December 2013

Microwave Murders

It was my fault. I was at complete blame yet again for destroying my favorite kitchen appliance: the microwave. The smell was horrible, yet bearable, because it was a smell that I had grown quite accustomed to into the previous … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Meal

According to a lot of people, breakfast, lunch, and dinner is just that: food. To me however, my mom’s home cooking is more than that. It means togetherness, good values, memories that will stick with me forever. I grow and … Continue reading

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Mrs. T’s Pierogies: A Family Mythos in the Making

When I was a kid, my mom worked every other Saturday night. This meant that twice a month, my grease monkey dad had to leave the cluttered sanctuary of his garage, scrub his hands with copious amounts of Gojo, and … Continue reading

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Passed Out Cold in the Kitchen

My first cooking class was a big success. The chicken we cooked was marinated with fresh ground lemon, rosemary, and cloves of garlic. I crushed the garlic, stripped the rosemary leaves, and zested a lemon for the first time in … Continue reading

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Your way isn’t always the best way.

It is something that I’ve struggled with in many aspects of life-not just cooking. I tend to base things off of my previous experiences and I tend to not acknowledge any different ways of doing things. It runs in my … Continue reading

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Chunky Clam Chowder

November 26, 2013, Nine thirty pm, I received a text from my good friend, Tony, who asked to use my microwave to heat up something to eat. I told him he could and to come over whenever he was ready. … Continue reading

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College Kitchen Catastrophe

Many disasters have occurred in our apartment. When you have five women attempting to use the same two burner, oven-less kitchen, some difficulties are to be expected. The five of us, Jen, Bri, Kaitlyn, Shante, and I, all use the … Continue reading

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