Archive for June, 2006

On Onions and Maillard

Saturday, June 10th, 2006

Question asked by a foodie friend: Recently I made some dishes that included sauteed onions. Now I’ve been doing sauteed onions, etc. since I started cooking for myself sophmore year in college. Let’s just say this was during the Ford administration. What I am wondering is if anyone knows the difference from a chem/food science/taste [...]

Manifesting an MRE

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Thanks to the great inspiration around me, I finally got my MRE entry out the door. Being a military brat (Air Force) I grew up with the occasional MRE hanging out in our VW. My brothers and I would poke it and giggle at the thought of a whole meal being contained in the mysterious [...]

Tiny Tabasco!

Monday, June 5th, 2006

I’m finally getting off my tookus to take pictures for the Government Food MRE photo contest. I’m surprised at how busy this little package is! One of the silliest parts of it: the teeniest tabasco, 1/8 of an oz! I’m not used to having tabasco sauce with my raviolis…

Threadless T-Shirt

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

Thanks to Ted for giving me the heads up about this shirt on threadless. Its a good example of humour that exhibits itself when appropriateness is not an issue (er, or maybe its is and that’s why its funny?)! The Know Your Meats is Kind of cute too.


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