December 2011

A Very Belgian Xmas Part Deux, by Lauren

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After a massive Thanksgiving with my family in Texas with way too much food, I was not even mentally ready for Christmas.  Usually I don’t have to worry about Christmas dinners since I don’t celebrate the holiday and Christmas consists of a movie and Chinese food.  But the last two years I have been lucky [...]

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A trip home, by Lauren

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Phew, well, it’s been a busy few weeks of eating hasn’t it?  Well it has for me at least.  I just got back from 2 weeks trip home to Texas to visit my family and introduce my Belgian boyfriend to why we say “Everything’s Bigger in Texas”. Since it was his first time to Texas [...]

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Ribollita, by Hilary

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Yesterday I made Ribollita or Tuscan soup, which is made with stale bread, vegetables, a little bit of stock and water.  While I was cooking it, I was thinking about where everything came from.  All my vegetables from my friend Mark which are all organic and grown locally.  The bread came from a nearby artisan [...]

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