Category Archives: Bizarre Snacks

Bizarre Snacks: Tizer, Tizer, burning bright, drinking soda in the night

We watched the movie Tree of Life Wednesday, and fell into a deep, minimalist what’s-the-meaning-of-creation state, thusly preventing us from keeping good on our promise to finish and post Chapter 18 of The Nepal Chronicles. But, somewhere around the beginning … Continue reading

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Bizarre Snacks: Ramen = World Peace (Part 2)

(Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of our series on Ramen noodles. If you’d like to catch up and read Part 1 first, here’s the link: Ramen = World Peace Part 1.) There are two museums dedicated to Ramen noodles. … Continue reading

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Bizarre Snacks: Ramen = World Peace (Part 1)

Well, it’s the holidays at the Szcz-Wali homestead, and that means only thing. No, not Chinese food and a movie! No, not embarrassing sweaters (though it is time for that). And no, not playing the Charlie Brown Christmas CD, we … Continue reading

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Bizarre Snacks: No need to Gourd this drink with your life!

Gourds. Here, you don’t eat gourds. In fact, it never occurred to Dan that those tiny little garden gourds that you buy around Halloween to decorate your porch are also actually food. Think about it!Or, you know, you make a … Continue reading

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Bizarre Snacks: What is it about L & P anyway?

So here the thing. Everyone we’ve ever talked to who has either gone to or lived in New Zealand, loves New Zealand. Do you know how far New Zealand is from virtually anything? 1,200 miles – 4 million residents on … Continue reading

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Bizarre Snacks: Nectar of the guava

So, the storyline goes a little like this: In Kathmandu, Meenakshi’s aunt had a guava tree in her backyard, where Meena would pick fresh guava off the vine to eat. Dan, on the other hand, thought a guava was a … Continue reading

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Canned drinks series to begin Thursday

There’s little more refreshing than stashing a couple cans of juice or soda in a mountain stream on the way up, and grabbing it for a cool one on the way down! In fact, our Bizarre Snacks installments on canned … Continue reading

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