Tag Archives: food and cooking

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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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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