Monthly Archives: December 2010

Making @bittman’s Shrimp and Cilantro Shu Mai

You know I love dumplings, so when the Minimalist did a video on making your own Shrimp and Cilantro Shu Mai, it was only a matter of time before I tried it out. Overall I was pleased, but I could not claim that mine were so superior to those in a… Continue reading

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Happy to finally see the purple one in concert (@ MSG)

Last time Prince was in town, in 2004, I had tickets but missed the concert because I forgot to put it in my calendar! Continue reading

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Small fluorescent chair at ABC Home. Thought I found a great gift until I learned it’s $2K.

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Scenes from my snow-filled walk to work

Starting from going up to my roof, through the courtyard, trapped bus on 1st ave, along 15th, through Stuyvesant Square, around Gramercy Park, and up Park Ave. Sure I could have taken the subway, but where’s the fun in that? Continue reading

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RT @swhy Incredible time-lapse video of this weekend’s east coast snowstorm. 32 inches! Yay winter! http://vimeo.com/18213768

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It’s walk-in-the-middle-of-the-street-deep snow

That’s my snow angel in virgin powder in the middle of 12th. Continue reading

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My Xmas Cooking Extravaganza

I enjoy cooking, but I don’t get to do it as much as I’d like to. On Christmas I went all out and started cooking at noon. First up, moutabel, a spicy eggplant dish similar to baba ganoush that i discovered when I went to Syria a couple of years a… Continue reading

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