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Ice Sculpting… not just for weddings anymore!

I admit that I have pretty much given up on Food Network. In terms of programming, I will watch Barefoot Contessa, Good Eats and perhaps any rerun of a Nigella Lawson or Jamie Oliver show–both of which are now found...

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consumer: $6,800 cables, anyone?

For years, blogs have been railing against overpriced cables, Monster Cable being one of the most frequent offenders, but this one takes the cake. AudioQuest’s K2 Terminated Speaker Cable is currently at Amazon for $6,800 (reduced from $8,450).

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In Praise of Nigella

Even though it’s unlikely, I have said that if Nigella Lawson were to do a book signing stop in DC this year, it would make 2010–cancer aside–the best year ever. Since Sara Moulton was dumped from Food Network and they’ve...

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video: flames, on the side of my… place

I didn’t really intend to have a blogging break, but it was probably a good thing for the holiday. Even so, it wasn’t meant to be such a long time away from writing. Once you’re out of the habit, it’s...

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Why food, of all things?

Why, after more than 10 years of blogging at various sites and domains have I decided to create a spin-off just for food? … Why not? — Some history about me and food and a little idea of what you’ll find here.

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blogging: 10,000 strong and growing?

Uh, wow. Back in June, I was all happy when my blog reached 10,000 visits. Much of that was friends and new repeat visitors, and it wasn’t counting that many unique hits. Sometime in the past few weeks, I passed...

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Sinfest: Hall of Justice

Once again, Sinfest knocks it out of the park. There were a lot of political cartoons going around about the historic event, but I kinda prefer my illustrated political commentary from Tatsuya Ishida. Since I’m sure people who read this...

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What’s next, Sentinels?

Observation made while watching Heroes and chatting via IM with Serge: Wow, watching this really is like watching every X-Men cliche thrown down like you’re playing War. I can’t help it, but it’s become so easy to see which card...