Kitchen Stories: Jill’s Turrón de Bananas

I love food. I probably think of it more than I think of anything else. Food is subtle; the mixing of the sour and the sweet, a hint of anise, a dash of ginger, just the right amount of time in the oven to keep it things moist on the inside crunchy on the outside. […]
Jan 8, 2012

The Big Chill: Seattle isn’t unfriendly, just segregated.

I moved to Seattle from Amman, Jordan a little over a year ago based on an online questionnaire. It had questions about where I would like to live: the size of the city, my preferences for art versus sports, public transportation versus private parking, weather, etc.. Based on my answers, I was given 24 choices. […]
Dec 21, 2011