Category: food

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Coffee Break!

Starbucks is having a Coffee Break, tomorrow morning from 10 to noon. This is kinda interesting to me since everyone I talk to says that while they like the espresso and frozen drinks, Starbucks coffee is their worst item. Especially...

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Calculated Pose of Cynical Detachment

A snippet from the express blog log this morning that made me laugh and I suspect Kris will enjoy it as well: Speaking of cabbies, pulling up in a cab to a hipster dive bar is a major social faux...

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Power Up!

I got something this weekend I rarely ever get, and then something else that indicates hell must have frozen over: a busy Sunday out and a date. Not too much to say about the latter, really. We met over at...

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Common drink, uncommon presentation

One of my food porn blogs found the following site containing pictures of some creations from El Bulli, the most controversial and experimental restaurant in the world that takes in up to 1 million reservations a year while only accepting...

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Chocolate anyone?

Anytime I take a holiday or the weekend comes, I fall behind on all of my rss feeds aside from ones from people I know, so this was completely off my radar. I imagine it was a Valentine’s Day thing...

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FLOSSY — 12 points

I’ve only kinda been keeping up with the Scrabulous drama because it is, not even kinda, a copy of Scrabble. I think Hasbro would be better off just making them an offer and letting the internet masses keep the game...

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My Baking Dish Overfloweth

I think I’ve found my new easy-bake potluck dish. I’ve never used Orzo in anything, a while back I saw Ina Garten prepare a shrimp and orzo dish so I bought it planning for that. More recently I found a...

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Kitchen Lessons (Nightmares)

Buy Pyrex. I’ve only owned Pyrex baking dishes, but when they broke it was a lot cleaner than this. Buy a little extra. Thankfully I had more garlic, herbs and shallots because I wasn’t in the mood to pick glass...

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I was just outed!

I was in the grocery store picking up items for my not-so-ambitious menu tonight and I got to the fresh herbs section. There was a woman there looking a little lost, so I took my headphones off in case she...

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Well aren’t you just SO clever?

I’ve been in many a Starbucks and sure the names of their sizes don’t really make much sense outside of their own RDF, but it isn’t that hard to figure it out. Their new displays even show the sizes of...