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"At the mercy of the geography"

Tea and cake in Bridgerton

Let them eat tiny cake

by AK Krajewska

I've recently caught up on Season 2 and 3 of Bridgerton and I could not help but notice that there was a lot, and I mean truly a generous quantity, not to mention a vast variety, of prominently displayed delicious cake. There was also lots and lots of tea drunk out of various pretty teacups held in matching saucers. Continue reading (586 words)

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Sigmoid curve

The illusion of forever growth

by AK Krajewska

What does a sudden outbreak of superheroes, the growth of a new technology, and the spread of a pandemic through the population have in common? The sigmoid curve! If you're a statistician or biologist or any number of -ists, you probably already knew about sigmoid curves. I just learned about it... Continue reading (1016 words)

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Watercolor interlude

by AK Krajewska

Somewhat on a whim, I bought a little watercolor set in late April. I actually just meant to get some new coloring pencils. I like to color and doodle and do some abstract pen and ink stuff to relax. All of the weird glyphs and ink drawings that decorate this blog are my work. I'm not fantastic... Continue reading (827 words)

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A review of H Mart in San Francisco

Korean grocery giant on the edge of town

by AK Krajewska

I wandered through the aisles clutching my shopping list like a talisman against the near-overwhelming desire to buy more than I could possibly carry home. I probably looked confused, and I was a little confused, but more than anything I was overwhelmed with joy. Continue reading (1309 words)

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The California origin of "A to Z Bread"

In which I obsessively trace the history and authorship of the A to Z bread recipe

by AK Krajewska

The post you are about to read is not a prelude to a recipe. This is not a recipe blog, and this is not a recipe blog post. This is a tale of mild obsession (mine) to find the origin of a recipe, and to correctly credit the creator. Continue reading (1498 words)

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