Archive for September, 2006

Fried Origami Cranes

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

It’s amazing, its insane… and I just know you wish you had a witness to your crazy culinary muttering saying that you would have done this sooner… cause the evil genius’s at Evil Mad Scientist beat you to it: making wonton wrapper origami cranes. This site provides a step by step show-all, making you feel [...]

Tiny Burger Cuteness

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Craftster user hercuteness has the cutest entry in a make it small event- a tiny fast food meal of hamburger, fries and a drink. A plastic food tray and food containers were even made! This has got my creative juices flowing!

Kitchen-opsy IV

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

ok, so I haven’t posted parts two and three yet. But they are around in my draft folders. Part one is the view at my stove. This entry delves into my refrigerator! Clicking on the image will take you to its Flickr page which reveals all the notes describing what I have posted up on [...]

Blueberry Revelation

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Well, heck… I didn’t know that blueberries are white on the inside. Discovered while chomping on crunchie freeze dried berries.

Portland Gourmet Rice Krispee Treats

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Back in July, before leaving for Japan, I wrote a bit about showing Sweet’s co-workers how easy and good homemade rice crispee treats can be. He had reported to me a stunning story about a co-worker buying rice crispee treats from a vending machine… can you imagine? Shaking my head… Soon after that post, Portland [...]

Starbucks Stomp

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

Thursday, it was announced that Starbucks has purchased Portland area Coffee People. Starbucks had long ago seemed to have chased Coffee People out of the Eugene area, its birthplace, when the large Seattle based company placed a location across the street from Coffee People’s University location. However, the first layer of the coffee irony sandwich [...]

Beefing it with the Baltic BBQ Boyz

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Sweets and I were lounging around, contemplating our first weekend at home in two months, when we were given an invitation we couldn’t refuse. My high school / college / survived our twenties- friend Ryan Ositis was looking for crew members to serve on his BBQ team, the Baltic BBQ Boyz. A special event was [...]

What’s for Dinner?

Friday, September 8th, 2006

I’m cooking up for dinner a roast chicken, rubbed with a new spice blend a friend just gave me gringa tortillas, the fat plump gortita style ones tzatziki, with goat yogurt and grated in cucumber roasted mushrooms, drowned in sherry, paprika, thyme, and garlic It’s been a while since I’ve had a whole chicken in [...]

Free Chocolate

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

It kind of smells like viral marketing… but does that matter if there is free chocolate involved? Nestle currently has an offer of free Chocolatier Baking Chocolate, with your joining of their online chocolate community. I don’t know what exactly joining this community involves, so join at your own risk of chocolate spam. This appears [...]

Camping Meals for Over 100 People

Monday, September 4th, 2006

Our camping trip meal for over 100 took quite a bit of planning to make our dinner hosting possible. I have never assembled dinner for this many people before, but acting as an impromptu helper at a friends wedding wetted Sweets and my appetit for the job! Our group of motorcycle friends we held this [...]

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