Author Archives: Lummox JR

About Lummox JR

Aspiring to be a beloved supervillain

Coronavirus over- and under-reactions

I’ve been seeing a lot of news about the new Wuhan coronavirus, currently named 2019-nCoV, and there are multiple extreme opinions that keep being thrown in my face that need to be confronted. The other day a friend on Facebook … Continue reading

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Dangerous sunshine

It’s a beautiful sunny day today, but very cold. The sunshine however just hit me with a nasty fit of the spring madness. Which is a problem because as I mentioned it’s cold, but also it’s the tail end of … Continue reading

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The McDonaldland cookie search continues

The other night I found some new information in my search to copycat the old McDonaldland cookies, and updated my original post accordingly. I also decided to post on the /r/Baking subreddit to see if some helpful users there could … Continue reading

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What January wants

We’ve come to that weird time of year when my body is in hibernation mode and, despite having some sweets left from Christmas (but not as many as in previous years, thank goodness), I find myself craving other sweets. Specifically, … Continue reading

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WTF if?

For some reason YouTube put “Guitar — Topic” as a section in my recommendations. I watch all kinds of stuff on there and sometimes they get recommendations right—but I can’t control them because I refuse to browse YouTube logged in. … Continue reading

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Sous vide burgers: a delicious post-mortem

Over the Christmas break I did indeed make my signature cube steak sandwich as a burger instead. I looked over multiple methods that I thought might suit, since directly pan-frying a burger patty soaked in teriyaki sauce long enough to … Continue reading

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When a cube steak is not a cube steak

I was getting out of bed yesterday morning, pondering what I might try this year to tenderize the cube steak in my after-Christmas cube steak sandwich. As I’ve mentioned before, I got into this because cube steaks were kind of … Continue reading

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