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    The Highs and Lows of 3.5 Weeks in Southeast Asia

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    I’ll preface this by saying I’m not going to talk about the “C” word in this post since as we all know it’s the gargantuan elephant in the room that we can’t escape due to the proliferation of 21st century technology. But I’m going to try to temporarily forget it and rather, talk about the almost month I spent in Southeast Asia in February and March of this year, mere weeks before the world imploded.…

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    Green Papaya Salad (Som Tam Esan)-Thailand

    While I adore spring rolls, they are a major pain to make not to mention incredibly time consuming. And with the temperatures here in Pittsburgh having returned to mild “heat wave”…

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    Lemony Ground Lamb w/Mint & Cilantro-India

    While this may not come as a surprise to some (i.e. the culturally well-informed), to others it may seem unfathomable. But for those not in the cultural know, McDonalds in India…

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    Tonkatsu (Fried Pork Cutlets)-Japan

    I know I’m in the minority here when I say this but I’m not a fan of sushi…at…all. I’ve tried it out a couple of times (well, never the raw fish…