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Just a typical grocery store display. “Ramadan Kareem” means “Ramadan is generous.” It is the common greeting during the holy season/month of Ramadan. Dates are the most popular way to break your fast at the end of a whole day … Continue reading

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Dates are back!

Dates are back in season (well, they have been for a month, now). This is very exciting for those of us who like these little power packed snacky-doos. James was given a giant bowl of these by a student. They … Continue reading

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Best of British

Best of British = Old El Paso?

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Another typical grocery item that fascinates us…

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We spotted this at a typical grocery store. Salad anyone?

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Crazy Pizza

There are Pizza Huts here. But, they are not your typical American pizzeria. All pork products have been replaced with “similar” beef products. The salad bar is about 90% mayo based salads that are all 90% mayo. They continually out-do … Continue reading

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I’m sorry kumquat;¬†our relationship was doomed from the start. I tried you sliced in half and with¬†green tea… I tried to eat you whole, but you were so mean. Your thick skin really grossed me out, and my kid agreed. … Continue reading

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