Monthly Archives: January 2011

Canned salmon is not a bad thing!

“Cooking” dinner last night in the laziest way possible; I’m at least attempting weeknight meals that don’t take more than an hour from start to dishes. Roughly chopped onions, no garlic because I couldn’t be bothered. Sauteed them in olive … Continue reading

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Red Thai salmon curry disaster

I wanted something different for a mid-week dinner after work. I’m not a fan of fresh fish; I don’t like the texture and I didn’t grow up cooking or eating it on regular basis, though I love the taste. It … Continue reading

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Saturday night chicken & mushroom pasta

Saturday afternoons and evenings are my big cooking nights. Because I’m shuffling between two houses/cities/counties, sometimes the Saturday afternoon dinner shop is the only driving reason to get out of the house. Especially if it’s cold, wet and miserable, as … Continue reading

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Fair as a star when only one is shining in the sky

Neil Hannon did not play this when I saw him in Manchester. He did play an amazing Blue Monday interlude in At the Indie Disco and the show was everything I imagined. The Thoroughly Modern Male earned every bit of … Continue reading

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It’s only blue monday if you’re dancing to New Order

This morning at work I learned that today was the most depressing of the entire year. Last year, I would have wholeheartedly agreed. Five AM starts on a Monday will do that to you. This weekend was productive all around … Continue reading

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“You’re familiar with Conor?”

After discovering my iPod cable is (fingers crossed) back at home with Thoroughly Modern Male, I went on a music binge. I don’t listen to as much new music as I did in college, which is actually quite sad when … Continue reading

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First: Books & cooked for 2011

In which the expat reads books about Italian food and refuses to call dinner ‘spagbol’. Continue reading

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