On March 19, 1649, the House of Commons passed an act abolishing the House of Lords, stating, "The Commons of England [find] by too long experience that the House of Lords is useless and dangerous to the people of England." Take that, nobility! Oh, but then it reconvened little more than ten years later, when the monarchy was restored. Those pesky aristocrats.
It's been freakishly summery here in B'klyn and the City. So a few days ago I made this simple, mostly raw salad. You could totally jazz it up with some apple cider vinegar and maybe like some, uh, I don't know.
2/3 c. tri-color quinoa
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 mango, peeled and cubed or diced
1/2 cucumber, chopped or diced
1 avocado, chopped
juice of 1/4 lemon
1. Cook quinoa
2. Toss everything together
My review of Nic Cage's new film isn't soft.