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Unemployment Drinking Game

Unemployment Drinking Game

Being unemployed and living at home, things can sometimes get a little monotonous. A typical routine looks something like breakfast, mid-morning snack, lunch, and post-lunch snack all interspersed with things like gazing longingly out the window, dodging disapproving looks from your parents, and watching reality television on Bravo. Oh, and applying to jobs. Right. To … Continue reading

Sweet Ricotta Fritters

Sweet Ricotta Fritters

WE HAVE POWER. While I’m slowly rediscovering the wonderful ways of electricity by using the microwave and cooking with the lights on, here’s a recipe I cooked with my parents from one of the first few nights of the storm when we were still using up food from the refrigerator. Frittelle Di Ricotta (Sweet Ricotta … Continue reading

(Hurricane) Caramel Popcorn

(Hurricane) Caramel Popcorn

I was almost certain that the only thing worse than being unemployed was being unemployed and being forced to live at home with your parents in the middle of nowhere. But boy oh boy was I so wrong. Turns out, being unemployed and being forced to live at home with your parents in the middle … Continue reading

PUMPKIN WEEK…a week late

PUMPKIN WEEK…a week late

I tried to come up with a Hurricane Sandy pun appropriate to cooking and therefore, this blog, in order to make light of the situation I’m dealing with. But the only thing I could up come with was a Hurricane Sandy-wich, and unfortunately it doesn’t even have anything to do with this entry. Hurricane Sandy … Continue reading

Pumpkin Week!

Pumpkin Week!

This week at latteissues is PUMPKIN WEEK. What’s that? You’ve never celebrated PUMPKIN WEEK before? Well, like its better known close relative Shark Week, PUMPKIN WEEK is one of the greatest weeks of the year. And it’s even better when you’re unemployed and get to incorporate pumpkin into everything you do/eat. Like my Jack O’Lantern? … Continue reading

Food = <3.

Food = <3.

My friends, regardless of whether we are extremely close or not, all know a few keys facts about me: 1. I do not like bugs. 2. I was a rather interesting child. My younger years consisted of me eating my lipgloss (it tasted like cupcakes, COME ON), dressing up like Disney Princesses on a daily basis, … Continue reading

Sweet Potato & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet Potato & Chocolate Chip Cookies

I could write an entire post solely about my love for sweet potatos. During senior year, you could often find my roommate and I in the kitchen at midnight making potato wedges (her specialty) and sweet potato fries (my specialty). Because potatoes are a normal midnight snack for college kids right? This time I decided … Continue reading

The Capitol

The Capitol

Living the unemployed life can sometimes cause you to feel a little lost. If you are so lost that even Caroline’s suggestions cannot help you, then I would recommend taking a trip! After being home for months and not venturing out into the world, taking a trip can be a bit intimidating but well worth the effort. Visit that … Continue reading

Cooking on an Unemployed Budget

Cooking on an Unemployed Budget

Not having a job means not having money to spend. Not having money to spend means not going out with my friends. And not going out with my friends means that there is a lot of time spent watching cat videos online. When I was first unemployed and unaware at how difficult it would be … Continue reading