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Bad Thing

I don’t know if I’ve ever told the story of how Halvah came to me.

It was the year 2000, and I had my first grown-up civilian job, doing PC support for a small company in Lyndonville, VT, not too terribly far from the town where I grew up. 762 more words


Grecki tort z chałwą i orzechami

No i znowu kuchnia grecka: wcześniej była zupa, a dzisiaj na słodko. Coraz bardziej utwierdzam się w przekonaniu że kuchnia tego regionu najbardziej mi smakuje i imponuje: uwielbiam ser feta, oliwki, moussakę z bakłażanami i inne śródziemnomorskie przysmaki. 433 more words


"You Can't Go Home Again" . . . (but we always try)

The holiday season is upon us. My knee jerk reaction to the first jarring jangle of a Christmas carol is always a groan, usually while running an errand in a dollar store, buying toilet paper or hydrogen peroxide. 650 more words


Sesame, please!

Tahini. Hummus. Halvah. Sesame Crunch.

What do they have in common? Aside from the obvious (they are all made from sesame seeds), for me, it’s that I can’t seem to get enough of them. 341 more words