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Making Whole Wheat Bread: Recipe and philosophizing.

This grew out of a discussion on Facebook about bread making. Kylie Buddin requested a recipe. Bread really seems daunting to many people who are otherwise confident cooks. My first advice to people is to lower their standards: Your lumpy, under-risen loaves will still taste better than store-bought bread. Don’t be afraid to fail, and […]

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Strange Sushi from Yen Ching

Something’s just not right about this photo. UPDATE: I think they used Google Image Search to find the pictures for their menu:

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Subway says Pepperoni Makes You Gay

The fuck? Watching this commercial makes my brain hurt: If I understand the scenario, two guys are eating sandwiches at a Subway restaurant. They enthuse about the flavor-enhancing qualities of adding pepperoni to a sandwich. They are then launched into a shared hallucination where they’re being poled along a canal in Venice by a gondolier. […]

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Green Beans, Olive Oil, Salt, Sriracha = Amazing

We are now entering the season where really good green beans grown locally will be available. I don’t know where the ones in the stores now come from but they’re pretty great as well. But I’ve been experimenting with a way of cooking green beans that we like so much we do it every week […]

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I’m playing Friday at Dawn’s for Mission Creek Festival #mcic

If you’re in Iowa City, and you like FREE music, with FREE food and FREE drinks, I’ll be playing this Friday at Dawn’s @ Dusk In a week with a lot of sweet shows, these will be very interesting — the concept is every live set is 10 minutes long, so 12 artists in 2 […]

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Miscellany – Food, Computerz, Carz

1. Steamed artichokes tonight, I guess now is the season, they were great. Discovered a new garnish for dipping — Squirt a bit of Sriracha sauce into Hellmans Mayonaise (or Best Foods to you left-coasters!). Insane good. Also: recommended by the cute checkout womanl at New Pioneer Co-op — thai chili paste in Mayo. For […]

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Make Your Own Kraut

This is one of the most unambiguous bifurcation of humankind. Either you love fermented vegetables — Sauerkraut, Kim Chee, etc — or you can’t stand them.