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hulk poem onion

(The Incredible Hulk is in my kitchen, making caramelized onions and writing poetry.) Hulk magic skillet:  Onions disappear, make brown taste delicious. Hulk learn new word today: umami.

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naga with a paczhi

Celebrating fifty years of so of not going to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, and probably about 15 or twenty of not going to Carnival at Rio, so have a Naga with a Paczhi.   (I may have actually taught … Continue reading

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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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