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Fridgin' Out: A Tale of Four Refrigerators

My husband, Chris, has an unusual vice: buying refrigerators. “You’re so patient with me,” he says as he slices open another big box. The zip-zip-BRAP sound of cardboard flaps separating is one I've come to associate with the rearrangement of our living quarters. Perhaps it...

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Fridgin' Out: Tofu Family

I just nosed around the Akabori fridge (yes, I am still cohabiting with my parents, ok??!?!?), where I found three kinds of tofu. WTF?Left: San Jose Tofu, a local favorite- a little shop in downtown SJ where they've been...

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Fridgin' Out: Get Money, Get Paid

I've been saving this video by Mr. Chi-City that was featured on Today's Big Thing back in October, for a day that just needs some extra laughs. Today is that day. This video (titled "Keeping your refrigerator stocked will get you many women") is so obscenely funny that...

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Fridgin' Out: My Cold Box of Secrets

When I first got my own apartment in Tokyo, I could barely cover the moving expenses with my measly wage and couldn’t even afford a fridge. Luckily, it was mid-winter and I was able to make an impromptu fridge out on my balcony. Just in time for spring, I became...