When I want fresh, homemade bread, but have neither the time nor the energy for kneading bread dough and two hour long rises, this is the bread I make.
It’s soft, delicious, full of various whole grains, and easy! It’s an interesting dough, because it’s almost like something between a quick bread dough and a [...]
Whew, I’m beat.
Today, Hisa and I closed two banks accounts, took our TV to the electronics store to throw away, went through our apartment and bagged up all the non-burnable trash to take out tomorrow morning (all my dishes and pots and pans! Aww!). Hisa also cleaned the windows and balconies (there’s 3 of [...]
Yesterday, on my way home from the pool, I saw some workers putting up Christmas lights around the city center.
They sure don’t waste any time around here.
Due to the lack of Thanksgiving in Japan, they go from Halloween decorations on the 31st to Christmas decorations (and music) on Nov. 1st.
Don’t get me [...]
The store I always buy butter from has been out of butter for several days now.
And I need butter.
Every other store’s butter is super expensive.
Why is butter so expensive in Japan?
This perturbs me.
I like the word perturb. It’s fun.
The dictionary defines perturb as: “to disturb or disquiet greatly in [...]