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Today’s Lunch: Happy Setsubun

The third of February is Setsubun, the day when we cast demons from our homes with dried beans and eat absurdly large sushi rolls. The beans and demons get a lot of press, but as for the sushi, one roll is about as long as my forearm, and about as big around as a mandarin. … Continue reading


Bedrest and Rice Porridge

Ah, November. Long have I awaited your biting winds and brilliant red leaves. Remember last month, when I told October to go die of pneumonia? Any guesses as to who actually came down with pneumonia after that post?¬†Yep, that would be me. After a few days of high temperatures and a cough, I finally convinced … Continue reading

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