Monthly Archives: August 2010

Next international night? Need a theme.

At Saturday night’s Turkish feast, we started batting around the idea of future theme dinners. A Norwegian and a Ugandan at the table decided their two countries have so much in common (hmm, I think that was mainly something about … Continue reading

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How TED Connects the Idea-Hungry Elite | Fast Company

Who else is into TED? I’m fascinated by this phenomenon–and now by the controversy it’s stirred up. Read on. Here’s the original story: And the follow-up.

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Melancholy jam

First problem: my beautiful new copper pot for jam-making won’t work on my induction stovetop. Arrrghhh.  Second issue: do we think that when Google translate says “wear to a shiver,” it really means “bring to a simmer”? Life in France. … Continue reading

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