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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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before and after

A frosting color palette for another double batch of Land O Lakes butter cookies.  The blue is the first one I’ve found that really works: one drop of the neon blue.  The orange is still a work in progress; this … Continue reading

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at ten minutes of four …

Well, it was about ten minutes of four when I saw the clock in the first image, and I thought it was a funny coincidence.  But by the time I cropped the photo in question, and the other ones, and … Continue reading

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on the price of butter

The price of butter is relevant to many (if not most) cartoonists.  (Unless you don’t eat dairy, and even then, you may be shopping for those who do.)  It’s a fact of life that the “artistic” spouse/roommate/family member, particularly if … Continue reading

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the hand of buddha

If you watch a lot of cooking shows on the Food Network or elsewhere, you are familiar with the weird looking citrus fruit called the “Buddha’s Hand”.  It is a kind of citron, widely eaten in Asia and also displayed … Continue reading

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self-referential snack foods

These cookies are a little bit too self consciously artistic, and possibly actually cannibalistic.  A friend of a friend reports that “the ones with the cookie dough filling” are “gross”, “too sweet” and “taste fake”.  And considering that these are … Continue reading

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the tacos of life

Two excellent soft tacos in a styrofoam clamshell box: each of them consisting of a flour tortilla, greasy spicy skirt steak, that grainy Mexican cheese, lettuce-tomato-sour cream, and red salsa.  (That’s “American style” according to the menu.) You eat the … Continue reading

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