Apparently, I may also be a tasty frozen beverage. Seems I wasn’t the only one to do a double-take past the DQ lately. Way to resurrect an archaic offense, marketing geniuses. I almost put one second into thinking up witty brand fakery to make a point but you know what? Not gonna. Apparently there’s a […]
Today I made my first pumpkin pie using fresh pumpkins grown in the family garden. It’s in the oven now so who’s to say how it turned out? Hopes are not high. I’m not being self-deprecating; I forgot to add salt to compensate for the canned pumpkin’s sodium content and I’m fairly certain the recipe […]
The Kitchen. It’s one of my favourite topics and is consistently the room that yields the most number of boxes during a move. Russ Parsons and Amy Scattergood over at the Los Angeles Times have compiled a most accurate and entertaining roundup of “Kitchen essentials, and items you can pass by.” And I thought I […]
After a nice long hiatus, the infamous Triple Layer Carrot Cake is making a comeback. All organic. All hand-made. Freshly ground spices and nuts. Mmm, mmm, good. Just a little salivary taunting for those of you in the know. And for the rest of you, there’s this: Cake Wrecks/djw P.S. That’s SO not my cake.
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Oh happy day! GroceryThai.com has come to town. Now those of you craving Tamarind concentrate (“all the flavor of fresh tamarind but without massy”) or fresh galanga for your recipes can order it right to your door. (Okay, you all may have known about this place but I’ve been searching.) Here are some of the […]
In response to an earlier post on the loss of paper straws as we move ever-closer to a plastic-y world, one manufacturer let us know they’re still out there. Aardvark Paper Drinking Straws still sell your favourites ($35 for 400). Note: “Available in Super Jumbo diameter and 7.75” length only.” Made of paper, wrapped in […]
In the spirit of our friends over at HotLix, British shop Edible offers internationally sourced delicacies (most not so delicate) for the curious. Points to them for slick packaging and presentation of such well-named items as Monkey-Picked Tea and Lizard Wine. Mmmm! Edible.com Delivered to your (or someone else’s) door, worldwide. (via Daily Candy)