Eating in Moldova: One Week of Meals

One of my biggest fears about joining the Peace Corps and moving to another country, particularly one that I didn't know much about, was the food.  I'm a picky eater, and while I'm open to trying new foods, I don't like a lot of foods.  I also have a problem with foods with certain textures. … Continue reading Eating in Moldova: One Week of Meals

Moldovan Cuisine Monday: Zeama

One of the things I was most worried about before arriving in Moldova was the food.  I'm a pretty picky eater and I knew that being a picky eater in the Peace Corps was going to be an adjustment- I was going to have to learn to eat things I didn't like and expand the … Continue reading Moldovan Cuisine Monday: Zeama

Perfect Single-Serving Homemade Lemonade

**This is a modified version of a contributing post I did over at Inchoate, my brother's blog.  We are compiling a list of 1,000 things everyone should know how to do. One of the things I have most enjoyed this summer is making single-serving lemonade every once and awhile.  Lemons are expensive and I try … Continue reading Perfect Single-Serving Homemade Lemonade

‘Tis the Season: St. Lucia’s Day

When I was young (I think about 1st or 2nd grade), I was obsessed with the American Girl books.  I remember reading one of the books about Kirsten, in which her family celebrated St. Lucia's Day, a Swedish holiday on December 13th.  Although we aren't Swedish, we decided to incorporate holiday into our Christmas holiday … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season: St. Lucia’s Day