Tag Archives: food and cooking

fortune cookies: less than inspirational

Today’s fortune cookie was kind of a slacker. This one was not exactly a call to action either: Tommorow. That’s the ticket. (Phone camera images, tweaked on Pixlr with the same vintage filter. The first one has an ink frame … Continue reading

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the cubic grocery store

While I figure out how to organize my Olympic posts and also allow the resident IT guy to solve the internet problems, here are two more shots from the Polaroid Cube in one of my favorite settings for it, the … Continue reading

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artificially flavored

In this case it’s probably just as well. This is also proof that, under certain very specific circumstances, there is such a thing as too much bacon.

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kaiju foods

This new line of frozen food seems perfect for Godzilla and all his compatriots. “‘Devour’: monster flavor in a meal that satisfies the biggest appetite!” (And look at the price: feeding your inner kaiju isn’t cheap!)

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the great questions of life

Who needs ten pounds of blueberries? Nobody. Unless you are making lots of pies. Can I come over to your house?

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peppers, onions, and … cucumbers?

The other half of the images from the time I spent standing in line in the produce department yesterday, this time in black and white via the Lenka black and white camera app. Cucumbers and wicker make for a strange … Continue reading

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food truck review: lulu’s licks (mischief goes to market pt 1)

Tuesday is Farmer’s Market Day here in Valpo, and for once my schedule and the weather were in synergy and I could do something I’ve been wanting to do since I bought my latest camera back in April.  Mischief (the … Continue reading

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dire corgi tv report

We were watching TV!  It was The Blacklist!  And there was a corgi!  He was in a truck!  And a spy fed him little powdered sugar donuts!  His name was Bosco!  Or maybe Roscoe! He got covered with powdered sugar! … Continue reading

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coffee around the neighborhood 1

I’ve been forced to admit it even to myself: I’ve gone back to drinking coffee.  In honor of this event, here’s a series of reports about the coffee I’ve drinking around the neighborhood. First up, $1.38 Target lobby coffee. Pros:  … Continue reading

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desserts of the chinese buffet: the tiny swiss roll

If, you like me, are a fan of the Midwestern Chinese buffet, as found in all the best shopping centers and strip malls, you know that their dessert table offerings are highly conventional: the almond cookies, the macaroons, the sugar … Continue reading

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