Month: November 2012

Japan Day 8: Bowls the size of your head!

<p>On the eigth day of our Japan trip, my true love gave to me... cookbooks, udon, and sushiiii!!!</p> <p>(Sorry, now that Thanksgiving is past, I'm in a bit of a Christmas-y mood!)</p> <p>So. Day 8. This was a hot, hot day!</p> <p>Our eighth day in Japan started out like this.</p> <span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Itch cream"/> </span> <p>If, like us, your legs get attacked by crazy biting bugs <a href="">when you're out late at a park</a>, then you'll want

Japan Day 7: Visiting the zoo in the middle of a typhoon!

<p>This post was supposed to go up a week or two ago, but then Hurricane Sandy hit. While I'm on the west coast, and not directly affected by the storm, I felt like it would be a bit insensitive to be posting about a fairly minor typhoon in Japan while everyone on the east coast was dealing with the Hurricane.</p> <p>The TED blog has a great post about <a href="">ways you can help</a> those

Pumpkin Pie Wontons with Maple Whipped Cream

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Pumpkin Pie Wontons with Maple Whipped Cream"/> </span> <p>Now that we've launched <a href="">Fridgg</a>, I'm a little more conscious of being on top of holidays before they happen (unlike how I always used to post holiday recipes a week or so after the fact!) For example, I got the <a href="">Halloween sushi</a> post up a couple of days before Halloween, and here I am with a <a href="">Thanksgiving</a> post a whole two