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Whew! ...I feel exhausted...

Great blog Rochelle; I feel I've been scrubbing the grill grates and whipping up salad bar ingredients right next to you all week! Thank you for your insights and reflections on your job at the sorority. The Dinner with your parents was most welcome, too.

On Soba's recommendation, I started reading the very first few blogs (Fat Guy, Sam, Maggie...) and boy have we come a long way. Reading them easily shows the genesis of eGullet as a whole. Our weekly foodblog is one of the Society's finest features.

Thanks again, Rochelle! :smile:

"I took the habit of asking Pierre to bring me whatever looks good today and he would bring out the most wonderful things," - bleudauvergne

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I haven't commented on my dining experiences in college, but the fact is, the food at SUNY at Purchase was dismal, and I was delighted when I got into the Old Apartments on campus and was able to cook my own food. In our anti-establishment university, there were no fraternities or sororities, and even the Roman Catholic Mass was almost cancelled for lack of sufficient participation. But if I could have regularly had food as good as you prepare made for me, even someone as dismissive of fraternities as I might have considered joining one, providing the members were actually reasonable people and there was no sick hazing ritual. :laugh:

Michael aka "Pan"


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I'm impressed that you cook all week, and then come home and cook some more!

And thanks for the very interesting view of life on (or off, rather) a U.S. college campus. I always wondered what the big deal about fraternities and sororities was! (But one niggling question remains: if a fraternity is a "frat", does that make a sorority a "sot"?...)

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I'm "quacking" up at the brand-name on one of your ducks ("Quack on a Rack"?!? :laugh: )

(As one can surmise from my handle, I do have a thing for ducks ... including what I guess could be called figurative "cannibalism"... :biggrin: )

Many thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to blog in such detail!

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Rochelle, thanks for the great trip this week! All I can say is...Wow, well done!

A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness. – Elsa Schiaparelli, 1890-1973, Italian Designer

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Your blog was awesome! ...Just wanted to add my thanks, since I haven't been commenting while following it. I have thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you!

Life is short; eat the cheese course first.

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While the girls might not appreciate it now, you are giving them a gift that will last them the rest of their lives, if they choose to use it....the ability to recognize good food that has been carefully and lovingly prepared.

Great blog!


If only Jack Nicholson could have narrated my dinner, it would have been perfect.

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All I can think to say is WOW! The girls you cook for are really lucky to have you. I moved off campus immediately after my freshman year of college, mostly because the food was so atrocious. These chicks have it MADE.

"An appetite for destruction, but I scrape the plate."

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