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Archive for July, 2006

Annie on the road: cuckoo for cookie.

Monday, July 17th, 2006

Fort Wayne, a city tucked between Amish country and Ohio in northeast Indiana, may not seem like a mouth-watering town, but every place has its treasures. Consider the hot potato wedges tossed in Old Bay seasoning and served with a side of thick tzatziki at Munchies. The best French toast I ever had came from, […]

Sesame seed or shiso seed crisps (Charleston Benne Wafers), with variations.

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

My cousin left her family’s farm in rural South Korea (motto: modern plumbing, schmodern plumbing) more than two decades ago to live with our family in Illinois. My mom likes to tell everybody the story about how my fresh-off-the-boat cousin couldn’t figure out how to open the car door and ended up stuck in our […]

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker: Grand Marnier orange tart.

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

I loves my booze. Funny thing, since I don’t drink. I’m one of those unfortunate Asians who lacks the necessary chemistry to break down alcohol. A few bouts of heavy drinking in college gave me crippling back pain, lobster complexion, and no sense of euphoria whatsoever. That’s a drag when you want not only to […]