Archive for March, 2006

ReadyMade Posts

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

I’ve got my first post up on ReadyMade magazine’s blog! Spicy Hot Cinnamon Marshmallows are a new flavor variant on the ever encompassing marshmallow recipe. I’ve long admired ReadyMade’s fun projects ever since their cover project of a sod couch for your yard sprouted up. The blog aspect to the website extension of the magazine [...]

Words of the Day

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

Some real, some made up, but all mostly fun: Appetist: a well adjusted enjoyer of food; a person with a healthy desire to eat. source- the Future Dictionary of America Bakin: a person with whom one eats bacon. source- the Future Dictionary of America Kummerspeck: a German term for the weight people gain from emotion-related [...]

Hot Apple Pie Shots: SHF17

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Apple pie is one of those desserts I eat for the ice cream. Fortunately for me, this month’s Sugar High Friday theme of dairy lets me wallow in that desire. I happen to be home sick and need something that can shoot through my stuffiness. I think my whipped cream dispenser and Sweet’s jug of [...]

What is it?

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Sam put up a fun post yesterday asking her readers to identify an unnamed vegetable she picked up from a nearby farm. It was a fun new tidbit for me, having never heard of Puntarelle before. Here’s a similar one… what is the plant pictured here? It’s an ingredient I’ve been growing since I picked [...]

Carbonated Ice Cream Experiments

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

My work in the lab gives me great access to many tools that are screaming hot with chefs these days. Liquid Nitrogen, water incubators, and dry ice. Dry ice has been a friend in making fruit carbonated- which is great quirky stuff to play with. Awhile ago I posted a link to an article about [...]

Arggg, Chocolate Booty

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

This journey up North was a much-needed time for Sweets and I to unwind and relax in the company of like minded friends. We soaked and played in snow, and though I didn’t get to hit the chocolate shops on the way, we did indulge in some chocolate nibbles paired with raspberry lambic- taste bud [...]

My Portland Chocolate Hit List

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

I’m headed up to Mt. Hood for the weekend. My trip companions don’t quite realize it, but I’m going to have to take them hostage for a slight detour, as this trip has also become a mini-chocolate pilgrimage. Being the receptor to some wonderful chocolate confessions has built up a head of chocolate steam that [...]

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