Archive for the ‘Food and cooking’ Category
Happy Halloween!
Posted on: October 31st, 2011 by Anthony Rapino 10 Comments

The big day has finally arrived, and as usual, I wish I could turn back the clock so it could be October 1st again.  I love Halloween of course, but now that it’s here, I know it’ll be over all too soon. I spent last night watching the Halloween specials that have become part of […]

Eat my Eyeballs
Posted on: October 11th, 2011 by Anthony Rapino 8 Comments

They have a liquid center.  Chewy on the outside, soft on the inside. How about a nibble on my little finger?  It’s like a pretzel stick, only not as salty. One of the best parts of any holiday (for me anyway) is the food.  Oh glorious ambrosia!  Sweet and decadent morsels of the gods!  *Ahem.*  […]

October, My Love
Posted on: October 1st, 2011 by Anthony Rapino 8 Comments

I woke up this morning, and my mind sang.  My body vibrated.  I didn’t remember what glorious day it was, but I knew nonetheless.  The air smells different: the sweet decay of leaves and chilled earth.  My heart has swollen like a ripe pumpkin, and I am more than ready to inhale deeply of October. […]

Happiness is a Warm Cookie
Posted on: September 20th, 2011 by Anthony Rapino 9 Comments

Sometimes I think the thing to do is open a cookie store.  I don’t have any formal business or culinary training, but somehow I don’t think it matters.  It’d be like a doughnut shop, only with cookies.  I’d have a dozen different kinds that are made each day, with a few seasonal ones that change.  […]

“Inside the Walls of East Lombard Street” Accepted
Posted on: May 5th, 2011 by Anthony Rapino 11 Comments

Happy Cinco de Mayo, wonderful peoples of the interwebs. Like most holidays, one of the only reasons I bother celebrating anymore is the food.  After long years of contemplation, I’ve realized that beyond the religious or political reasons for holidays, my emerging family traditions all revolve around the food and spending quality time together (which, […]

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