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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to you and to all who dine at your table. Advertisements

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Personal Trainer: Cooking

I can’t believe it. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want to play with this.(Hint, HINT Nintendo.) What do you guys think?

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Mmmm…. Haute Chocolate

Louis Roederer Brut Champagne NV + White Chocolate Truffles from Vosges. Vosges Haute Chocolate is offering a special discount to readers of Laura Rebecca’s Kitchen! (Ok, they’re offering discounts through other blogs, too, but let’s feel special for a moment, shall we?) Today through November 30th, you can receive 10% off all orders made through […]

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Sugar Plums Dancing in My Head, Ed. #7

Sometimes, I read things that make my head nearly explode. Things like this: “It just seems to me that Edwards might be attracted to a woman whose mouth did something other than talk.” –Rush Limbaugh, on the motivations behind John Edward’s extra-martial affair, during the August 12 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio show. But […]

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Sugar Plums Dancing in My Head, Ed. #6 (UPDATED)

A recurring compendium of serious and (mostly) frivolous thoughts bouncing through my brain at any given moment. Shane can be “First Gent”http://www.paltalk.com/marketing/media/vanksen/main.swf If digtal altering can work for Iran, why can’t it work for me? TejasShane & I are flying to San Antonio on Tuesday to visit his parents and brother. Kian & Sadie have […]

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Instructables & Sweet Soy-Grilled Ribs

Instructables is featuring my recipe for Sweet Soy Grilled Short Ribs as part of its Top 10 BBQ Instructables round-up. Click here for the instructable or here for the recipe on this blog.

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Eating Around NY, Part 4: Saving The Best For Last

Last Friday was a good eating-in-NY day. For lunch, my mom and I checked out the delicious Mingala Burmese. We started out with Golden Triangles: curried potatoes in a crispy shell served with a tangy sauce. The triangles themselves were a bit bland but sauce was terrific! I ordered the Classic Myanmar Phe-Htoke: dumplings (these […]

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Eating Around NY, Part 3: A Nosh Here, A Nosh There

My production class is at DCTV (pictured above) so I’ve been checking out a few things in the Chinatown area, with detours to Astor Place and 14th St. It’s an easy trip from my parents’ apartment on the Upper East Side to DCTV riding the 6 line, and just as easy to hop on and […]

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Eating Around NY, Part 2: Yogurt Wars

After reading tons of stuff about Pinkberry and Red Mango — people are crazy for it — I made a point to check them out. The NY Times describes the new wave of frozen yogurt shops as “a simple formula of fresh fruit toppings on a consciously tart, decidedly yogurt-flavor creamy swirl that drives certain […]

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Eating around NY, part 1

I flew into JFK late Saturday afternoon, met my Dad who was picking me up at the airport, and we drove into Manhattan where he works & lives. Since 1994, he’s been the building manager of an upper-east side 5th avenue apartment building that overlooks Central Park. A huge perk — and, at the same […]

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