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Author Archives: RJ
A common and favorite dish of mine to make at home is baked chicken parmesan. It’s healthier than frying the chicken and very easy to prepare the pasta, the chicken, and the sauce. Sauce Ingredients: 1 can of Tutorossa crushed … Continue reading
I was in a pinch due to some last minute friends coming over for some music and board games and I decided that I had to have dinner ready for them. Thanks to a sale at my local supermarket, I … Continue reading
Thanks to Boyfriend, my new favorite place to shop in the last few months has become one of Boston’s four or five Chinese/Asian supermarkets. They have food that you won’t really find anywhere else and at a price that usually … Continue reading
In a trip to Taipei last year, I had the chance to see many examples of Buddhist temples, albeit with a twist due to the incorporation of other local religions. The streets of Taipei area dotted with much smaller and … Continue reading
Boyfriend and I recently moved from separate homes/apartments into our first place together. In the process, I jumped from a tiny studio apartment in the middle of Boston to a substantial half-house in a nearby suburb. As a result, we … Continue reading
Since I was a child, one habit my parents practiced in our home – and successfully passed onto me – was removing your shoes before entering anyone’s house. Although a common practice in America growing up, it seems to me … Continue reading
Many people might recognize the WNYC image above of the Drought Monitor for the United States at the end of July, 2012. It looks fairly bleak, with a significant majority of the land mass experiencing sever to exceptional drought. Most … Continue reading
After watching the Tony awards, the one performance that I was most impressed with is ‘Once’. It truly deserved the win.