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Boston Restaurant Week: Gaslight

I wasn’t impressed with Gaslight‘s restaurant week menu. But before I get to that, let me tell you about the first half of my Tuesday. Instant oatmeal for breakfast, a little on the watery side, but I did add extra raisins for flavor and to up the filling-factor. Homemade ice coffee! Dried apples slices for [...]

A Mixed Up Monday

So this post is going to be a big mix up of foods.  From dinner Sunday night all the way until breakfast this morning. Typical Sunday night =Sushi + the Amazing Race I ordered Sweet Potato Tempura rolls and Kappa Maki rolls.  Jared’s fishy fish rolls were squeezed in between my nice veggie rolls. Mmm, [...]

Nicaragua Segovia coffee

I made some “berry” yummy oats with the last of my bag of stove top oats: 1 cup of water 1/2 cup of oatmeal 1 tablespoon of blueberry flax seed 1 tablespoon of brown sugar 1 cup of frozen mixed berries sprinkle of dark chocolate chips I also completed by taste test of my last [...]

Boston Common Coffee Co. Sample #1

Costa Rica LaMinita Roast profile: A central American single-origin varietal from Bill McAlpin’s LaMinita estate.  Considered a premium coffee, it is meant to be roasted light to light-medium to accentuate its characteristics, which are a pleasant acidity, sweetness, and nice body.  A very clean coffee with a smooth finish! To properly test these beans, they [...]

Drink Coffee…

“…Do Stupid Things Faster With More Energy” For the past 2 months, I’ve been e-mailing back and forth with Patrick Maloney, the roastmaster at Boston Common Coffee Co. I’ve been learning some great facts about coffee, different growing regions and coffee varieties, etc. etc.  I think about coffee as something I sip on in the [...]

Hallo-Recap

Friday… Celebrated Halloween Eve with some pumpkin coffee from DD. I snacked on crackers with Laughing Cow cheese. We had a Halloween Party at work.  They handed out cookies that looked eerily similar… …to Miles’ dog treats! Dinner was BBQ chicken and a baked potato topped with cheddar cheese and plain Chobani. We celebrated the [...]

You Came in With the Breeze

On Sunday morning You sure have changed since yesterday Without any warning I thought I knew you I thought I knew you I thought I knew you well. . . so well (Love No Doubt) I had a cup of Jamaican Me Crazy coffee when I woke up this morning.  Thanks to Daylight Savings, I [...]

Haunted Gingerbread House

Last night, I dedicated a large portion of my time to decorating my Halloween-themed gingerbread house.  I accidentally added too much water to the icing so it was too runny.  I had a hard time preventing it from dripping down the front of the house.  Eventually, I just went nuts and drizzled orange and purple [...]

Recovering and Recapping

After shedding a few tears of frustration and attending the Shecky’s Girl’s Night Out event, I am starting to get over my bad mood from yesterday.  I have a meeting at 10:15 to discuss whether or not I need to take the prerequisite undergrad computer course before I can get a diploma.  Thanks for the [...]

Start Your Engines

Jared brewed our new Pecan Rum coffee. It made the whole apartment smell yummy. When I went outside with the dog, I found the world’s tiniest snail crawling on our deck. Aww! Look at the little guy! I made French Toast for breakfast. I mixed 1 egg, milk, and a bit of cinnamon together, and [...]