Monthly Archives: September 2010

comfort food.

This past Tuesday, Preston rolled out of bed at 7:30 a.m., kissed me goodbye, and went to campus for his basketball class. I woke up around 8:20 to find a text from the UT alert system on my phone saying … Continue reading

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Technical Difficulties

Due to the simultaneous destruction of both my laptop charger and my laptop battery, The First Kitchen has slowed down a bit. Don’t worry! I’ll be back soon, probably a bit poorer but still hungry. Meanwhile, check out this article/video … Continue reading

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hot chocolate triple chocolate chip cookies

This is a short post, but I couldn’t let another day pass by without sharing this with you. I tried a new recipe the other day that turned my world upside down. Bon appetit.

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risotto, the enigma

When I started reading food blogs, I noticed that I saw a lot more risotto than expected. I’d never had risotto, much less cooked it. I’ve always imagined it to be a dish made by either gourmet chefs or Italian … Continue reading

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spider house review + cilantro-jalapeƱo hummus

A few blocks north of campus, there’s a cute coffee shop called Spider House. I first discovered it during my freshman year of high school, and I’ve been going ever since. The decor is eclectic, there’s a bathtub fountain with … Continue reading

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