Monthly Archives: December 2010

First You Take a Leek … or an Onion … or What Have You

“…For this is every cook’s opinion, No savoury dish without an onion; But, lest your kissing should be spoiled, Your onions must be thoroughly boiled…” —Market Women’s Cries, Jonathan Swift Leeks, onions, scallions, shallots (boiled, or not): any will do … Continue reading

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Rice Is Nice

“…They sailed to the Western Sea, they did, To a land all covered with trees, And they bought an Owl, and a useful Cart, And a pound of Rice, and a Cranberry Tart, And a hive of silvery Bees. And … Continue reading

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Pop Till You Drop

“You know, I once scored 41 points on a league championship game. … Yeah, and on the same day I invented the space shuttle and microwave popcorn.” – Gabriella, High School Musical Okay, I don’t really want to talk about … Continue reading

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You Say Potato

“It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.” — Life, the Universe, and Everything, Douglas Adams I know Douglas Adams discovered the meaning of life and all, but I just have to respectfully … Continue reading

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