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morning haiku

A 100% increase in home coffee brewing capacity leads directly to a corresponding increase in early morning poetry output. Coffee grounds in wet brown filter. Do not dump them all over the kitchen. Or maybe a not-a-haiku is better: Coffee … Continue reading

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coffee kit

Or the day I spent way too much time trying to photograph a stainless steel teakettle with a phone camera.  My goal of spending a year without a major purchase lasted about five weeks, six at the outside, as I … Continue reading

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black and white and green (and yellow) all over

I’d rather photograph it than eat it. Not a fan of this particular vegetable, but I really like the graphics on the carton, and even the real thing in the package below is pretty photogenic.  ( The Fuji X100T visits … Continue reading

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hulk poem costco

Our favorite poet returns with some thoughts on shopping in bulk: Hulk go Costco. Hulk buy frozen box samosas: Potato, chickpea, Chicken tikka masala inside. Three kinds Indian samosa. Big question:  Why everything taste better When free sample?

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calligraphic carrot

The Standard Catalog of Official Chinese Buffet Sheet Cake Desserts offers this rather elegant bit of chocolate calligraphy to aid in identifying the carrot cake squares.   I find it much more attractive than the usual triangular dollop of bright … Continue reading

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a bacon accomplishment

My major accomplishment yesterday: I bookmatched the bacon.

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obligatory foodie shot

You know that one dish at the Chinese buffet?  The one with the crab in it?  What is that stuff called?

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ringing in the new year with yorkshire pudding

Though how you can get a Yorkshire pudding to ring, I have no idea.  We are in the middle of preparing this year’s prime rib feast and I am getting ready to mix up the batter for the Yorkshire pudding. … Continue reading

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hulk poem two mango

(Not a Hulk-ku.) Hulk write poem two mango. Hulk like fruit. Like fruit word too. Hulk have mango. Hulk have two mango. Hulk have mangos. Or Hulk have mangoes. Word book say “both correct”. This Hulk kind spelling.

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a seasonal hulk-ku

Hulk wait around big drug store. Many holiday foods. Hulk like two kinds pie. Hulk like trail mix: nuts, dry fruit. This snack: Hulk not sure.

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