Niter Qibbeh

December 18, 2013


From Jessica Prentice’s Full Moon Feast (p. 117): Niter Qibbeh (Ethiopian Spiced Ghee) Makes about two cups This classic cooking oil of Ethiopia is a great thing to use whenever you want to give something a more complex North African or Middle Eastern Flavor. It is also a primary ingredient (along with the spice mixture berebere) […]

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The Best Knife Sharpener for the Chef’s Kitchen

October 21, 2013


Considering that the chef’s knife is the most important tool in the kitchen, it helps to have it perform at peak performance, whether at home or in a professional setting. There is nothing more dangerous than a dull knife. I’ve seen a coworker stab straight through the fleshy part of his hand from a mere […]

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A Review of the FLO Chef Jacket

October 21, 2013


“Inspired by Chef Andrew Kirschner, the FLỖ Jacket’s vents and full cut allow for maximum flexibility and comfort.” And the description is accurate! The jacket really breathes and is very flexible.  Although my jacket is black, this picture sold me:  • 6.2 oz. 55/45 poly/viscose blend• Breast patch and split sleeve pockets• Mesh underarm and […]

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Movie Recommendation: “Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)”

April 12, 2011


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Facebook is Great

March 18, 2011


Saw this today, and you know, Facebook is right. Maybe it should be the first thing I see everyday, since I use a computer everyday, and since my social life is governed by an online network. If it weren’t for Facebook, my #1 priority in life (next to hygiene, and self-fulfillment), I’d be missing out […]

Your Search Queries

March 3, 2011


WordPress enables its users to see how their articles are found, either through direct searches, or peripheral links from various search engines. Below is a collection of search queries that have led to this site, and that I’ve found AMUSING: man putting down coat in puddle for women snid bits “john holmes” big cock anthony […]

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Good Listens: Amanda Merdzan

January 27, 2011


Originally from Perth, Western Australia, Amanda Merdzan visited New York recently to play eight gigs over the course of three months and we just so happened to meet at a competition where people humped the air! It was a pleasure. Give her a listen at My favorite song is “To Know You”

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