Year 2 Retrospective

So here I am, at the end of the LCT program. Things are nearly wrapped up, but not quite over yet. My stay permit in Italy runs out December 31st, and before then, I hope to figure out what comes next! In the meanwhile, a lot happened this year, so like last year, I’d likeContinue reading “Year 2 Retrospective”

Equalizer

You are the great equalizer. We all come to you: young and old, rich and poor, great and small. Some come willingly; others out of necessity. Most take your offering but grudgingly, accepting their fate with stoic resignation. A few seem to take pleasure in the fulfillment you bring, such as it were. The seasonsContinue reading “Equalizer”

Spicy Carrot-Egg Salad (no mayo)

I’ve never been a big fan of egg salad, mainly because of the mayo. So a few days ago, I decided to devise an easy egg salad recipe to destroy all other egg salad recipes! I find that the cooked carrots in this recipe blend well with the egg, while adding a little extra colourContinue reading “Spicy Carrot-Egg Salad (no mayo)”

Plum and Lemon Preserves

Coming to Michigan has been a wonderful experience. It’s summertime and everything here is so green and vibrant… not at all similar to the dry, hot summers of Southern California. The people are just as lovely as the weather this season, and I’ve had the great fortune of meeting a great number of lovely peopleContinue reading “Plum and Lemon Preserves”

Two-bite Breakfast

Today I tried a new breakfast recipe, the Two-bite Breakfast, and just wanted to share my success! These delicious bites of heart-attack are made with cheesy toast on the bottom, bacon strips wrapped around, and one wholesome egg in the middle. To head in a slightly more healthwardly direction, I recommend low-fat, low sodium baconContinue reading “Two-bite Breakfast”