Tag Archives: food and cooking

a low powered magic item (for you to search for on your quest)

It’s the decidedly minor but oddly useful Can of Cocktail Peanuts That Never Quite Runs Out.  Seriously, this has been sitting on the corner of the washing machine for like two weeks with about three servings of yummy semi-stale peanuts … Continue reading

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easter treat

Here’s an interesting treat from the Easter sale rack  at the store with the concentric circles on the sign.  Is this a flavor people even want in their Milano cookies?  I am sceptical.

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shuffle playlist for an after dinner walk

It’s a holiday weekend;  you’re bound to need it sometime.   Genuine old iPod shuffle string, no skips. “Coconut” -Harry Nilsson “Heaven” – Talking Heads “Friend of the Devil”- Grateful Dead (American Beauty) “You’re Gonna Lose That Girl”- The Beatles … Continue reading

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alligator pears and other kinds of pears and also sparrow grass

Winter drags on and on and photographers are getting desperate enough to shoot with Polaroid Cube toy cameras in the produce department of the butcher shop.  (Not even the grocery store.  Sheesh.)  It’s hardly exploring the farmer’s market with the … Continue reading

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a pink dessert at the chinese buffet

Today at the Chinese buffet, we were offered a pink dessert.  It was very, very pink, and had small black seeds in it.  I had the baked custard/ flan thing seen at the right.  That’s a dessert I understand.

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ghost sign

Renovation work downtown has uncovered a fine example of an American small town treasure: the “ghost sign”.  This one is very colorful and detailed, and a number of people are already trying to interpret the missing words from the frail … Continue reading

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on a weird day, eat a sandwich

You know it’s a long, weird day when dinner is a sandwich eaten at twenty after nine at night.  But what a sandwich, one that makes up for the late hour and at least some of the weirdness: broiled marinated … Continue reading

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hash browns

Feeling maybe 90% human today after last week’s dramatic Flu Episode.  For the first time in forever, I actually want to eat something that resembles actual food.  Of course, what I want to eat is a big grody diner breakfast … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 139: werewolf waiter

Students of the drawing of the day can tell a lot of things about my daily mood from certain drawings.  Whenever I am hungry/feel the need for a drink/sense a lack of people in my immediate surroundings who are going … Continue reading

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internet pancakes

What a stupid day.  When you are having a stupid day, what can you do but make pancakes?  But don’t use a mix.  It is much better, if you are having a stupid day, to make pancakes from scratch.  I … Continue reading

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