Monthly Archives: January 2018

Parmesan steak topping solved

So as I mentioned in my previous post on sous vide, I tried to do a melty Parmesan topping for my most recent steak and used a recipe I found online that called for mixing the cheese with about an … Continue reading

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Clickbait music must die

Enough. When I become a supervillain, I will criminalize the use of a ukulele or glockenspiel in the backing track to any new online video or any advertisement. (Exceptions will only be made when thematically justified, e.g. a luau.) Using … Continue reading

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Conversations at Cupertino

The following are conversations I like to imagine actually happened in Apple’s headquarters. Tim Cook: You know how other phones have those cool edge-to-edge screens? Let’s do that on the iPhone X. Engineer: Good idea! My team will be excited … Continue reading

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Sous vide pre-seasoning followup

In the last post I mentioned my next sous vide steak would be seasoned before going into the bag, not after, and I’d be using salt, pepper, and minced garlic. Tonight I made that steak. I used roughly a tablespoon … Continue reading

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Sous vide sear perfection

About a week and a half ago, freshly recovered from my cold (not to where my chest congestion had cleared out and I’d stopped coughing at night, because that hasn’t happened yet), I decided I was craving steak. I made … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Mo’nique is an entitled twit

So it seems former comedian Mo’nique—and I say former comedian because she’s done so little for so long now on the comedy scene that the world has forgotten about her—was in negotiations with Netflix to do a comedy special, but … Continue reading

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The Tide Pod Challenge… Really?

You may have noticed I didn’t get to making other Christmas posts. Well, I was busier over the holiday than I planned, and didn’t actually have too much to say. And right after the new year, I got sick. Everyone … Continue reading

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