Monthly Archives: June 2013
Basil tomato pesto salmon, with balcony herbs
First sunny weekend without thunder, Jon and I hit up the Union Square farmersâ€™ market and planted herbs on the balcony. A few days later, and already the basil is thriving in the sunshine, bushing out, bursting upwards, to the … Continue reading
Coconut Iced Tea â€“ American Life
Iâ€™ve adapted to life in America pretty well, I think. Iâ€™ve got the hang of honey mustard now, after 3 years of deliberate assimilation. I see that value in root beer floats. I understand the fuss about sâ€™mores. Sure, the … Continue reading
Melon Margaritas and perspective.
Back from the NYU Abu Dhabi Physics Department for the summer, my friend Ingyin had several priorities for our Saturday. Dress shopping. Manicure. Brunch. Not necessarily in that order.
Cold noodle salad – summer dresses and other obsessions
As the weather heats up in NYC I turn to the internet – dangerous start – to order summer dresses from websites – bad idea – with the vague intent that if they’re not absolutely perfect, I promise I’ll send … Continue reading
Chocolate Cherry Flapjacks – in case of emergency
I recently moved desks at work. It was part of a general reshuffle ahead of plans to re-carpet our floor. I opened my new file draw to put away part of my spawning under-desk shoe collection and I found it:
Grapefruit coolers and Burlesque
The SlapFight sketch show after party was held in the Comedy Bar, where Scott had managed to secure a drinks deal. There we all were, patting ourselves on the back for another show accomplished, plus laughs, minus tumble weed, when … Continue reading