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Gobble Gobble Gobble

The leaves are changing colors, the warm weather is slowly disappearing, then on the scarfs and gloves and jackets (and sometimes umbrella!). That’s when I know that it is time for my favorite holiday in the US: Thanksgiving. Typical rich shade of fall. Source: Odyssey. I had my first American Thanksgiving experience during my second… Continue reading Gobble Gobble Gobble

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Cultural Exchange Series: Cajun Risotto with Shrimp and Sausage

As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, in Jakarta it is indeed more economical to buy ready-to-eat food at your nearby street vendors or restaurants compared to cook everything yourself. Consequently, I’ve been cooking way less since we moved. Daily home-made dinners and bento boxes are no more. Even so, I try to treat Sean… Continue reading Cultural Exchange Series: Cajun Risotto with Shrimp and Sausage