Food

  • The Importance of Pizza Peels

    May 6, 2016

    In the continuing adventures with supermarket pre-made pizza dough, I have “successfully” constructed my first pie! Not everything went...

  • Pre-made Pizza Dough Experiment

    April 19, 2016

    I was at the supermarket the other day and saw all the bags of premade pizza dough in the...

  • Thanksgiving 2015 Reflections

    November 28, 2015

    This year’s Thanksgiving snuck-up fast on my sister and I, but we got it done. Of note was the...

  • Deck Tomatoes Version 3 Kickoff!

    June 8, 2015

    A few years ago I tried growing tomatoes on my deck, since I didn’t have my own dirt to...

  • Cinnamon and Spice and Tea That’s Nice

    April 28, 2015

    For a while I was spending more time at the local Starbucks, having discovered that I really liked the...

  • Happy Lunar New Year

    February 10, 2013

    Feb 10 is the start of the lunar new year, which to me is “Chinese New Year” because of...

  • Deck Tomato Update

    August 26, 2012

    I first wrote about the deck tomatoes in mid-June. It’s been 2.5 months since then, so here’s an update....

  • Piroshkies

    July 11, 2012

    I’m in California for an intense few days of on-site computer programming. Yesterday I saw something new-to-me, a bagel...

  • Weekend Sandwiches and Tomato Planters

    June 17, 2012

    After many failed Saturdays, I finally got to the Vietnamese market early enough to get the last two banh...

  • Growing Deck Tomatoes

    June 11, 2012

    I’ve been wanting to grow tomatoes on my deck for a few years. After considering hanging upside-down tomato planters...

  • Poached Chicken

    February 6, 2011

    I’ve been interested in the thermal energy transfer characteristics of cooking lately. Took 9″ stock pot, 3.5″ of water,...

  • Pan Fried Sweet Potatoes

    February 6, 2011

    Had a big sweet potato leftover from Thanksgiving. Still seemed firm, so peeled it and sliced it into pieces...