Tag Archive: Food

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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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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Feb 28 2011

The Emperor’s New Dinner

Soooo…here I am making dinner*. I’ve got some tilapia, I’m not really sure what I want to do with it** and so I’m looking for a jazzy new recipe online. I’m a very visual person when it comes to recipes – I want to see the finished product before I decide if I’m going to …

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Oct 27 2010

Not for the faint of tastebuds

Yeah, this had “I have a bad feeling about this” written ALL over it. Me: Hey, what should I make for dinner tonight?  Hmmm…I love tacos, and I love crab meat – hey, I should combine the two! Me to Myself: Ummm…are you sure you want to do that?  You might ruin perfectly good crab …

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Sep 23 2010

Fresh Pesto and Tabouli

September 22nd marked the official first day of Fall, and I (admitted defeat, bidding a woeful adieu to summer) celebrated by cutting all of my basil, parsley and chives down to the ground.  When one has grown a ton of basil and parsley over the length of an entire summer, it only makes sense to …

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