Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Paradigmatic House

As the first studio project in the MArch core, the Paradigmatic House focused on the development of three dimensional space from the analysis of two dimensional representations. The two facades of a paradigmatic house presented to each student provided the jump point for their investigation. In my case, Corbusier’s Weisenhoff House presented an interesting set of possible departure points...

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Cookies for Love

Four years, a brand new mixer, and an unfamiliar recipe.  I had to pick a recipe that would survive the 900 mile trek from Cincinnati to Boston, it had to be delicious, and it had to be made with my brand new tangerine Kitchen Aid mixer.  The pressure was on.  I had almonds and cranberries...

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Summer Produce

Summer in Ohio means baskets of tomatoes, bags of cucumbers, and boxes of fresh fruit from everyone you know.  They are not perfectly round, smooth tomatoes, but they do not come from Mexico or Canada.  They come from your front yard, your herb garden, or the pot on the deck.  They may have brown spots...

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Blueberry Scones

The end of summer was quickly approaching.  The sun was setting sooner, and the air was starting to feel cooler.  But we discovered a little blueberry farm not far from Juan’s house, so we went twice to collect as many delicious blue summer jewels as possible before it was too late.  The first bunch was...

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On Making Bread…

Making bread is like making magic. The result is completely incredible. In goes flour, water, salt, and a pinch of yeast and out comes one of the most delicious things invented by man. I’ll be the first to tell you that a good piece of bread is about as good as it gets. Its even...

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Fish Tacos

Fried Fish + Guacamole + Bobby Flay’s Cabbage Slaw + Tortilla = Happy Clauan

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Clauan goes to Colombia 2010

Songs…Chan Chan by Buena Vista Social ClubLuna Nueva by Carlos VivesLife in Technicolor by Coldplay

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