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A taste of home: Đậu hũ chiên sốt cà – Fried tofu and tomato sauce

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The assignment: extract a recipe and food story from our family and cultural heritage. I had a lot of options when it came time to start thinking about what I wanted to make… Continue reading

Earth Day makes me want to listen to Tom Petty

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As I uploaded my photos from Earth Day at USF, this song got stuck in my head and I started playing it on repeat: This song reminds me of sun. Maybe it’s because… Continue reading

San Francisco is for Chocolate Lovers

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Our assignment for Green Media this week was to check out a recipe/cookbook from Gleeson Library and make one of the dishes. While standing by the stacks on the third floor, one giant… Continue reading

The myth of Lazy Sunday

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Sunday, April 1, 2012: 5:30am (EDT): Wakeup call in Cleveland, Ohio. My direct flight back to San Francisco is supposed to leave at 7:30am. Key word supposed. 6:45am (EDT): Standing in the airport… Continue reading

Farmers Markets, Brussels Sprouts, and The Lion King

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Rainy days are normally reserved for sleeping in late, curling up to watch a movie, and…a trip to the farmers market? Well, I actually did get to sleep in. Last Saturday morning, I… Continue reading

i am an mai

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I am a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup addict who is always eager to nerd out over my numerous favorite TV shows. I am currently on my third U.S. Passport and hope to show… Continue reading