- Date: Saturday, February 26, 2006 - 10pm
- Location : Somerville, MA
- Kitchen: My Apartment
- Dining Companions: Chris and Andre
- Recipe Rating: A
Today I was not in a good mood. Actually this morning I was fine, but at some point I discovered something really upsetting -- my recipe file is missing! I have this file that I have been slowly building over the last 4 years. It has all my favorite recipes in it: recipes torn from magazines, saved from culinary school, given to me by friends, inherited from my family. It is a collection of all my favorites. And many, many of the recipes in there I do not have another copy of, nor would I know how to get my hands on one. I have no idea how I lost it. I brought it with me to California, and there is a chance I accidentally left it at Chris' place (hopefully this is what happened -- then I can get it back!). Or it's possible that the airport inspection people took it out of my luggage and forgot to put it back in... Those recipes are so much a part of me -- losing them really hit me hard. Plus, I am supposed to be cooking dinner for 23 people all this week - there were many recipes in my file that I was planning to make. I'm just sad. If it's really gone for good I will just slowly start rebuilding it when I get back from New Hampshire. I hate the idea of losing all those great recipes though - it's like losing very special memories.