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Archive for January, 2006

Quote of the Day

“This movie is so funny! You’ll laugh. You will be on the floor, like a bacon.”

– Jean-Marc

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Quote of the Day

“Guys are sleazy, especially sleazy guys.”

– Jean-Marc

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Chili for a Chilly Day

Thanks so much to everyone who made such nice comments to me while I was buried under a mound of papers and textbooks and exams … And Happy New Year to all!

So, I have been getting more and more into food and cooking – actually, more like obsessed with food and cooking, especially now that I have Jean-Marc to use as an experimental gerbil in the kitchen. As a result, this blog may be turning into kind of a foodie/cooking blog now. You can’t say I didn’t warn you.

(But no one should think that cooking is unphilosophical. According to a biography I was reading a while ago, Gandhi used to give people recipes all the time. OK, so I’m not leading a country out of colonial bondage or anything, but I do belong to the school of thought that says food can be good for the soul.)

Anyways, on to today’s recipe. It began with a trip to the liquor store to find champagne to toast the new year. The liquor store had kindly set out a chafing pan of warm chili along with a sign encouraging customers to help themselves. Jean-Marc and I had a little, and to our surprise, it was delicious, full of rich stewed tomatoes and beans. (more…)

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