I had quite a bit of ingredients left over from my last attempt at cooking meatloaf, enough to try a second dish. I decided to cook scrambled eggs. I also decided to do it without a recipe, because it should be fairly easy. There are a couple things I know about scrambled eggs. You want to cook them over a low heat and you can pretty much throw whatever the hell you want in them, as long as they turn out edible, I assume.
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It finally happened. On a rainy summer morning, as I rummaged through my purse looking for a headband to tame my locks made curly by the outside curse of humidity, my coffee barista object of primal infatuation locked eyes with me for more than the casual two seconds allotted to strangers who seem mildly attractive. Two became three, then five, and his eyes stayed lingering on my own for more than six seconds of crush eternity.
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A night out at a wing bar
The Buffalo wing was invented by Teressa Bellissimo at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York in 1964 (54 years old? I know math, I swear). It grew in popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1977, July 29th became National Chicken Wing Day. Buffalo Wild Wings was founded in 1982 and Hooters’ (Bazinga!) World Famous Wings came into existence in 1983.
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1) Onions make you cry because when they are cut they release chemical irritants known as amino acid sulfoxides. Your brain registers the irritant and the lachrymal glands above the eyelids then release reflex tears. Continue reading “10 fun facts about onions (and how not to cry when chopping them)”
I’m a New Yorker. We don’t cook. We get our food delivered by a man who looks slightly annoyed that he had to climb four flights of stairs for a $5 tip. I have friends who use their ovens for storing their winter clothes. If we don’t have food delivered, we have thousands of restaurant options or even some mystery meat hot dog from a corner vendor.
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