Category Archive: Food

Jan 30 2014

The Hubby’s 40th

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Last Friday we celebrated the Hubby’s 40th birthday. He decided that his ideal celebration would be dinner and a movie with friends, which over a few conversations evolved into renting a movie theater, showing one of his favorite movies of all time, and sharing dinner with ALL THE FRIENDS! We decided to make the Hubby’s 40th …

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Apr 25 2013

Dining Out for Life 2013


A bright and early good morning from Victor’s 1959 Cafe! Aside from my love of fried plantains, I’m out with two of my best friends, the Hubby and Courtney, for the annual fundraiser, Dining Out for Life. Dining Out for Life: Dine Out, Fight AIDS! I’ve been to several of the Dining Out for Life …

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Jan 02 2013

Happy New Year – With Butter!


Eye-roll warning – Below is way too much modern city-person excitement about discovering a process that’s been known to this world for thousands of years and probably a number of young students who have done cooler science experiments in class than I did. You guys – I made BUTTER! I made some whipped cream for …

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Dec 03 2012

Cross-Country Connections: Lunch

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Cross-Country Connections is a Biodork weekly blog entry dedicated to telling stories in pictures of three family members – me, my sister and Mom – living in very different locations across the country. Every week we choose a different theme and then take or contribute a personal photo that fits the theme. This week’s theme …

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Sep 29 2012

Pareidolia 5: The Reveal

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This is a post by guest blogger Ellen Bulger In this installment, Ellen reveals the answer to Pareidolia 5: Your Results May Vary. Pareidolia 5 Reveal: There’s a Light at the End of the Tunnel! Most of you literal folks could tell it was food, something of a flat and grain-flour based and fried nature. …

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Sep 17 2012

Weekend Report


I was hoping to get a lot of writing done this weekend because there is SO MUCH TO WRITE ABOUT! I got exactly zero writing done, but looking back on my weekend, it turns out I did some pretty cool stuff. Friday night was supposed to be a night of relaxing and hanging out with …

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Aug 29 2012

6 O’Clock BS: Gluten-Free Pizza

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Tonight I made gluten-free pizza! I used a Red Mill Mix, but it required yeast and mixing and other related baking shit, so I think it counts as fancy cooking. First, the crust: The yeast had to sit for a few minutes, then I added the eggs and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Then the …

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Mar 29 2012



Presented for your lunchtime consideration: Walnut Brains in Chocolate Skulls. Genius use of walnut! From Street Anatomy: These chocolate skulls with walnut/candy brains are genius and so well executed for such a small piece of chocolate!  They are hand-crafted by twin sisters from Spain, Ruth and Sira García Trigueros who also happen to run their …

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Apr 27 2011

Dining Out for Life

Dining Out for Life Minnesota is tomorrow – Thursday, April 28th. Go out to any one of a gazillion and ten participating restaurants, and the restaurant donates a portion of your food bill to The Aliveness Project, a local nonprofit agency which each year serves one out of four people living with HIV/AIDS in Minnesota. The …

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Mar 21 2011

Cuzzy’s Brick House Restaurant

My work group went out to lunch today, and I found another place that serves gluten-free pizza! A wood-fired Brick House Pizza – Pepperoni, Sausage, bell peppers, red onions, mushrooms & black olives all served on a gluten-free crust. For those of you used to paying top dollar for gluten-free alternatives at Pizza Luce (a …

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