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enchiladas mineras de Guanajuato

I studied at la Universidad de Guanajuato in central Mexico for a hot summer in college, and the highlight was the homecooked food that I ate three times a day, served up by la abuelita at my homestay. One afternoon,

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enchiladas mineras de Guanajuato

I studied at la Universidad de Guanajuato in central Mexico for a hot summer in college, and the highlight was the homecooked food that I ate three times a day, served up by la abuelita at my homestay. One afternoon,

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good reads: Put A Egg On It

Next to each other on the CVS magazine rack were Cosmopolitan and Glamour. Their headlines read: “First, Take Off His Pants” and “His Naked Body, Explained.” Magazine culture, you disgust me. Luckily I have more riveting literature to read on

good reads: Put A Egg On It

Next to each other on the CVS magazine rack were Cosmopolitan and Glamour. Their headlines read: “First, Take Off His Pants” and “His Naked Body, Explained.” Magazine culture, you disgust me. Luckily I have more riveting literature to read on

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ginger limeade tea + flu season

The sudden weather change that brought the cold and the rain all week also brought sinus infections and flu symptoms. Luckily we have a 3-day weekend to recover. And luckily I have a chunk of ginger hanging out in my

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ginger limeade tea + flu season

The sudden weather change that brought the cold and the rain all week also brought sinus infections and flu symptoms. Luckily we have a 3-day weekend to recover. And luckily I have a chunk of ginger hanging out in my

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southwestern tomato soup

On Saturday Mike and I trekked across town to Harpoon Brewery’s Octoberfest. Octoberfest. Really? Already? The date caught me a little off guard. It was the clearest day in a while – bright and sunny, but chilly! So it was

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southwestern tomato soup

On Saturday Mike and I trekked across town to Harpoon Brewery’s Octoberfest. Octoberfest. Really? Already? The date caught me a little off guard. It was the clearest day in a while – bright and sunny, but chilly! So it was

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habanero salsa + tortilla chips

In college, back before the immigration spats and kidnappings, before drug cartels took over the border towns and US Customs required passports for reentry, I annually wandered across to Ciudad Acuña or Matamoros, Mexico, to shop, eat and practice la lengua.

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habanero salsa + tortilla chips

In college, back before the immigration spats and kidnappings, before drug cartels took over the border towns and US Customs required passports for reentry, I annually wandered across to Ciudad Acuña or Matamoros, Mexico, to shop, eat and practice la lengua.

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carnitas quesadillas

Lard is a four-letter word at Whole Foods. After I ordered the pork shoulder for the carnitas, I asked the butcher if he happened to have any lard hanging out in the shop. He didn’t, but there might be industrially

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carnitas quesadillas

Lard is a four-letter word at Whole Foods. After I ordered the pork shoulder for the carnitas, I asked the butcher if he happened to have any lard hanging out in the shop. He didn’t, but there might be industrially

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whole wheat cornbread

Cornbread is one of my earliest taste memories. My grandmother always served it right out of the oven next to the pot of beans, and at Thanksgiving she made stuffing from stale cornbread bits. I remember my older brother eating

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whole wheat cornbread

Cornbread is one of my earliest taste memories. My grandmother always served it right out of the oven next to the pot of beans, and at Thanksgiving she made stuffing from stale cornbread bits. I remember my older brother eating