Monthly Archives: January 2014

Pepsi-Cola and the Era of Questionable Marketing

I consider myself a huge Pepsi fan. I’ve always liked Pepsi, and also Mountain Dew. Not to the exclusion of Coke, but if I had to make a snap decision I’d easily give Pepsi the edge. I mourn for the … Continue reading

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Walgreens must pay

There are worse things than having a Creedence Clearwater Revival song stuck in your head. There are not many. So when an instrumental cover of one gets used in an entire ad campaign, it pushes my buttons just a little … Continue reading

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Cheddar apple cheese ball test run

Okay, I promise this will be my last cheese ball post till next weekend. [And to keep that promise, I made an update below.] First, some lingering thoughts on the savory cheese ball. I think, in retrospect, it was too … Continue reading

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Cheese ball test run

With the arrival of my soy lecithin, I decided it was time to go ahead and do a test run on the savory cheese ball. As I mentioned in my earlier post, I wasn’t sure if I’d need the extra … Continue reading

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Indian call centers, revisited

After the first time I got called by somebody claiming to be from Windows technical support, that stupid stupid scam where they try to tell you your system is crashing, I thought about what I might say to the next … Continue reading

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Pancake experiment Mark I, post-mortem

This weekend I attempted Pancake Experiment Mark I, my ongoing quest to find a buttermilk pancake recipe that hopes to come within sight of the glory that is the Perkins pancake. Mark I did not succeed, but it was nevertheless … Continue reading

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The cheese ball consideration

I know all my posts are about food lately. Well, I can’t help it; Superbowl Sunday is coming up and I have ideas on my mind. Recently I discovered a YouTube channel called Food Wishes, which is also a blog … Continue reading

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