Category: food

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ads: singing for your supper?

In the long-standing TV advertising tradition of white guy rappers* comes a new Taco Bell commercial that is a sequel, of sorts, to the 89¢ rap for Stephanie ad: [flv:89cent_battle.flv 500 370] Though I’ll admit, I only thought it was...

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foodie: DC farmer’s markets

Not all of my posts will be about the apartment hunt, just many of them. As I’m not sure if I’ll be saying goodbye to my neighborhood or not, I figure it’s a good idea to get out and about...

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random: whoa!

So I’m walking the aisles of my local Safeway yesterday after work looking for pomegranate juice. I was of a mind to make Pomegranate Cosmos* per one of my kitchen muses. I’ve gone back and forth between the produce area...

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food porn: $240 worth of pudding

No, not really. This is $240 worth of pudding. And this is some caramel croissant pudding a la Nigella Lawson*: It seems that Food Network only has about 10 episodes total of both Nigella’s shows, so I see the same...

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ads: “Put it in me, Scott.”

I’m only posting this because I saw an edited version on tv a few minutes ago and compared to the original, it was nowhere near as funny… or disturbing. Last week, AdFreak posted a Quiznos ad created by Nitro to...

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caffeine: easier to homebrew than meth!

I have been happily stickin’ it to the man for over a week now. After a friend showed me the travel mug that had become part of their daily morning routine, I was curious, but not sold. Then I priced...

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food: how-to-cook on your iPhone

Ok, now the iPhone Kindle application is earning its keep–even though it was already free. As mentioned before, The Cook’s Illustrated How-To-Cook Library is freely available from Amazon’s kindle and it’s big. I’m already a big fan of Cook’s Illustrated...

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weather: uh…, whut?

So, that was Monday. And by Saturday, we’ll be seeing temps nearly in the 70s. Perhaps this is just a fitting reward from Nature for our losing an hour on Sunday. After the week I’ve had, I need my weekend,...