Monthly Archives: September 2008

Warren Ellis in the Kitchen

If you want some recipes, written like no one but Warren Ellis can do, check out his Experiments in Food post. A couple choice passages from his Sweet Potatoes and Roasted Garlic Mash: “Open a bottle of beer…a proper beer, … Continue reading

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Tom Colicchio Wants Your Money

Look, I like Top Chef.  It’s one of the only reality shows I actually watch and enjoy.  The other?  Wipeout.  Who doesn’t love seeing people try jumping over ridiculously large balls?  But that’s not the point of this post.  The … Continue reading

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Recipe – Kristin’s Totally Original, Not Stolen From Dr. Weil Carrot Cake

I’m slowly being won over to the dark side that is Carrot Cake.  It used to be my least favorite “cake” around.  I don’t like healthy things in my desserts.  It’s a sin against nature.  But my friend and coworker … Continue reading

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Yeast Baby!

I’ve finally done it.  I’ve created my very own sourdough-starting yeast baby.  I promised myself that it would be one of the first things I did once we got situated in the apartment, and true to my word I tossed … Continue reading

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Recipe – Quick ‘n’ Easy Soy-Rizo Paella

I never heard of Donna Hay Magazine until this very weekend.  And the quick perusal of it at the local Border’s is probably the closest I’ll come to seeing it again.  As interesting as Donna Hay was, at 90 dollars … Continue reading

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Recipe – Vegetarian Fiesta Con Queso Soup

Fans of Panera soup may recognize this soup. Every other year or so, around the fall season/Chrismas time, Panera unleashes what is easily their best soup ever. You heard me right. EVER. Ask around. Ask the people I spent 6 … Continue reading

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Drink Cola At An Early Age!

I need a copy of this for our kitchen.  Framed and on the wall.  I love old advertisements, but this may be the best one I’ve seen in years. How soon is too soon? Not soon enough. Laboratory tests over … Continue reading

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Disturbing Restaurants Abroad

I have to share this before I go to bed.’s 8 Most Terrifying Restaurants.

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Hot Beef Sundae

Never let your parents tell you again that you can’t have dessert for dinner!  Thank you Nebraska for cracking the code and making the world safe dessert dinner eaters. What comes in a Hot Beef Sundae?  Glad you asked: Golden … Continue reading

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Little Gordon Returns

Little Gordon Ramsay returns!  This time he brings his adorably foul mouth to the school cafeteria to go after the substandard sausages being offered up at the school. Click on Little Gordon to be taken to the new video.

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