Honestly, I struggled to find the delicious, relatively cheap food that I thought I’d be eating in Laos–a consequence of spur-of-the-moment travel and the attendant whimsical decisions that lead to exhaustion upon arrival in a new place. If you’ve been humping your backpack round the streets after 8 hours of bus travel, [...]
Most of what I know about Singapore I learned from the Season 3 episode of No Reservations and from an offhand comment by my former boss, who compared it to Dallas. While I avoid Dallas whenever possible, the thought of holidaying in an English-speaking, very first world locale held some comfort. Just think of the [...]
We choose our apartment in part because of its decent kitchen. After touring condo after condo with only a counter, a sink, and a bring-your-own-hot-plate mentality, our stove and refrigerator set-up looked glorious. I envisioned a year of tending to laborious broths and soufflés steamed in banana leaves, snapping beautiful photos along [...]
Three things are certain in life: death, taxes, and that if you walk into the Sharp Household on January 1st of any given year, you will consume some small quantity of black-eyed peas whether through force feeding, guilt-tripping, or sneaking them into something else you’re planning on eating while you’re not looking. [...]
The past day has been what some would call a learning experience, and what others would call a non-stop series of FAILS. Let’s go through them, shall we?
To steam jasmine sticky rice via the splatter screen and bowl method, you must first soak the rice for [...]
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