Like popcorn kernels that get stuck between your molars, and bits of pith clogged persistently underneath one's fingernails, it's often the least significant things unnoticeable by others that you cannot endure about yourself. But when you have someone point out exactly what you already can't stand about yourself (but persistently put off correcting), you don't… Continue reading three is better than one
Recently in my econ class my prof reminded me of the essence of each choice we make: there is always a trade-off. And each choice we make means that there's something else we've given up. You're reading this, hopefully to wring from it a few droplets of pleasure, and you've forgone the opportunity of finishing up the… Continue reading bad breath? suck it up.
"1. to allay thirst by satisfying 2. to make less active, vigourous, intense, etc. 3. to cause disintegration by treatment with water" - dictionary.com That's slake for you. For some reason I thought that would be appropriate for this post, which is all about watermelon, which we're all very familiar with. Most of the time… Continue reading slake
The typical home cook may not have a sous-vide, smoke gun, nor all those chemo-gastro tricks and bits in their cupboard. But in my experience, refrigerator purgation is a fun enough sport of its own. I have no doubt that by this age, any conscientious cook would be well aware of the amazing efficiency of… Continue reading A Scrappy Panegyric
"Even shit sounds sexier in french." I totally abide that. No shame either. I don't know if it's the fact that the french language just forces out the sexy voice of whoever speaks it, or is it just the fact that the language is inherently elegant. My point is, it's sad, but most of us will… Continue reading It just creped into my mind
Yes it's January and the skies are a depressing blue hue, but hey, there's still plenty of reason to celebrate. This past weekend I was told by a wise man that the concept of time-management is an oxymoron in itself, and therefore should not be a destination towards which we strive. Yeah, right, right? Right (trust me,… Continue reading Con Fusion