Monthly Archives: April 2009

Garden ‘09: Week 2

The thing about gardens is that it is a lot of waiting. It’s kind of funny, plants have been around for millions of years, but for some reason I seem to think that if I’m not here to watch over them they won’t last.

Anyway, so far I’m two weeks in and the garden is looking great! I can’t wait to start cooking with it all! Continue reading

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Salsa Fresca

It’s really too bad that most people seem to buy their salsas from a jar in the supermarket, and most of the time if you look at the ingredients it’s way more that one would need to simply make it themselves. In fact, why don’t we give it a go right now?

Fresh salsa, ahoy! Time to get your veggies on! Continue reading

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Garden ’09: Week 0

Winter is finally over, the grass is starting to turn green and the birds are back singing overhead. What does this mean? It means Spring has Sprung and it is finally time to start planting!

This is my second year attempting a small garden so let’s see if I can top last year’s experience! It is time for Garden 2009!! Continue reading

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A close cawl

I’m a fan of soup… it’s filling, it tastes good, and it lasts forever. I decided to try and make a classic Welsh dish this week called “Cawl.” Unfortunately I ended up grabbing some wrong ingredients and having to substitute others, so the dish wasn’t so classic. Not every mistake is bad, you know… in fact, this dish was very tasty and had a lovely red color to it. Perhaps it’s time for people to try Red Cawl. Continue reading

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Lasagne al Forno

Nothing quite tickles the nose quite like a fresh lasagna right from the oven, so what are you waiting for? Let’s make one! I already did the hard part and found us a tasty recipe, now all you have to do is get the ingredients and make it with me!

What do you say? Let’s do Italian tonight!! Continue reading

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Chinese Food, the Linux of the culinary world?

Have you ever wondered who decided what Chinese Food in America should be? I mean, it has no central office, but many Chinese food restaurants have the same foods and same decor. Why is this?

Check out the video to see why Chinese food may be more like Open Source software than you think. Continue reading

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