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simple supper

simple supper

While I love roasting a bird or crafting a batch of quinoa sliders from scratch, my favorite suppers are the ones that come together rather unintentionally and without fuss. I'm usually pretty good at planning out a dinner menu in advance, but sometimes, like everyone, I get caught up in the day's activities and arrive … Continue reading

shrimp al fresca

shrimp al fresca

If you ever find yourself in Silver Spring, MD and rather hungry, head to Adega, a great little resto overlooking an enormous stretch of AstroTurf filled with sunbathers, frisbee-throwing twenty-somethings, scary youths, and friendly families. I know, I can't believe I'm recommending a place that's remotely near youths, but this eatery is totally worth it. … Continue reading

wino wednesday

wino wednesday

When not guzzled down or carelessly inhaled, wine-drinking can transport you to to a sort of story-book landscape. The locale is completely determined by your own memory banks, smell and cognition scientifically at work, while fantasy runs free. And this 2011 Albero Monastrell does indeed deliver on the fantasy front.

weekend: happy easter!

weekend: happy easter!

I recently posted this photo of me on Facebook and it received some good responses, so I thought I ought to show it in a post here: Don't ask me why I took this job. (The job being playing the Easter Bunny at a country club brunch). It was from a couple years ago, and … Continue reading