Author Archives: maiapapaya

Boo!

Did I scare you? It’s been so long, I know! I’m not going to sit around and make you read a long list of reasons that I haven’t been posting, because there’s really only one reason: thesis. I doubt I’ll have time to start posting again regularly, but I just wanted to say hi and […]

No muss, no fuss

I’m a bad blog mommy. As soon as things get hectic, I drop the blog baby and tend to the others, who are more likely to kick and scream. I’m sorry, baby. But there’s just a lot going on right now. Henning is back from Germany and I’m leading some younger graduate students in a […]

Sass-squash

Ah, the humble summer squash. It’s growing overboard in many a garden right now. Your neighbors are probably stopping by to ask if you’d like any zucchini, cause they just picked one the size of Texas that was lurking beneath an unturned leaf, and by the way, do you like yellow crookneck? Say yes, because […]

Amalgamation

On nights when I come to my parents house for dinner, my mom and I often exchange lots of emails trying to work out the menu. But yesterday I came over early, so we got to have our discussion in person. It usually goes something like this: “So what should we have for dinner?” “Well, […]

Eat In, Act Out

This coming week, July 29 through August 5, is Eat In, Act Out week, organized by San Diego Food Not Lawns. Here’s what they have to say about the event. San Diego has the second-highest number of small farms in the entire US and yet, very little local produce is used in our restaurants or […]

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