Frakkin’ Toasters

I’m looking at getting a new toaster sometime. Mine just leaves a big toast-sized burn mark on both sides of the toast. The toaster has a Centurion’s face on its side complete with a red LED light that moves side-to-side, just like a Centurion’s eye. It also has two different plates on the slots now: […]

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On making gin

I got on a bit of a craft liquor kick a while back, and recently started making wine, syrups, shrubs, and other bartending-related treats. The latest was to make gin (and allspice dram, but that’s still aging; check back near the middle of July). There are many many recipes online for making home gin, most […]

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Jaffegg Cakes

Taking a joke product and making it for real. All too common a symptom of the Internet meme zeitgeist. Apparently, if you add the egg too late you end up with a “pac-man in a meat canoe with his mouth shut and cocaine all over his face.” That description, on its own, deserves some kind […]

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The secrets of the Scottish Munchy Box

Traditionally served on a street corner with a can of Irn Bru. 23x.net :: Blog Archive :: What is a Munchy Box? Upon opening your Jock Monsieur, you will see a layer of Doner Kebab meat on top of a Naan Bread, maybe with some Glasgow Salad (chips) poking out from underneath. The wonders that […]

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Saltiest foods in America

Ow, my kidneys are crying! Keep in mind that the recommended daily allotment of sodium is 2,300 milligrams (mg). That’s like one teaspoon. I’ll skip to number 1 on this list just to shake you up: 1: The Saltiest Dish in America Romano’s Macaroni Grill Chicken Portobello 7,300 mg sodium, 1,020 calories, 66 g fat […]

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Puree the World

Can’t wait for my Vita-Mix to get in. Yup, I finally ordered one. A Vita-Prep, similar to ones found in restaurant kitchens. My thinking was this: Since I make and sell my hot sauce, and the price of ingredients is minimal, sales of the hot sauce will help pay for the Vita-Mix. Soon, I’ll be […]

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