Who doesn't love brownies? Chewy, chocolatey goodness. With or without nuts, they are a staple of baking. I don't bake brownies often, usually because a standard brownie recipe makes too much for just the two of us here. Not that I object to come chocolate love, but we try not to have sweets around too … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Brownie Bites
Baking Wednesday: Monday Version
I know. I said I was going to do baking posts on Wednesday, but Wednesday is Halloween and that means this year's Halloween story should post on that day. So, I decided to flip things around a little. I think one should shake up the routine a bit now and again. Good for the soul. … Continue reading Baking Wednesday: Monday Version
Baking Wednesday: English Muffins, Part Two
Does the idea of a toasted English muffin with butter melting into all those nooks and crannies make your mouth water? I know it does mine. I love good old toasted bread with breakfast, but an English muffin can raise a simple breakfast to the fancy. Most references I found trace the English muffin back … Continue reading Baking Wednesday: English Muffins, Part Two
Wednesdays in Winter: More Baking!
I'm going to try something new here for the winter season. I want to do more baking this winter, because, well, I like to bake! I don't do a lot of baking in summer because it just heats up the house too much, and when the weather is already hot and humid, no one wants … Continue reading Wednesdays in Winter: More Baking!
Wednesday Wanderings: News Source Bias Chart, Olive and Garlic Skillet Bread, Glass as New Data Storage Medium, and Gin and Tonic Ice Cream
A bit of a click bait headline (what isn't these days?), but a pretty accurate chart of the bias of many news sources. If you are truly interested in weeding the fake news out of your life, look here: News Source Bias Chart You have to scroll waaaaaay down to get to the actual recipe … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: News Source Bias Chart, Olive and Garlic Skillet Bread, Glass as New Data Storage Medium, and Gin and Tonic Ice Cream
Monday Musings: As Time Goes By
Yesterday was our anniversary. Forty years. Wow, looking at it there in print, it seems like such a long time. Thinking about it, it seems like it can't be that long. But, you know, the math don't lie. It was a very lovely day, if a little bit on the humid side, so we went … Continue reading Monday Musings: As Time Goes By
Wednesday Wanderings: Sea Wolves, Falling Panda, New Galaxies from Hubble, and Delivery Ice Cream
We all know what wolves are, right? Dog-like wild animals that live in the wild and prey on deer and such. Well, not these wolves. They live near the ocean, are excellent swimmers, and prey on fish: Sea Wolves This is Bei Bei. Bei Bei is a panda. Pandas climb trees. In fact, pandas are … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Sea Wolves, Falling Panda, New Galaxies from Hubble, and Delivery Ice Cream
Wednesday Wanderings: Captain America Battle Hymn, Star Wars and Kenny Loggins, Star Trek Reboot Promo, Marvel One Shot, and Please Vote for My Husband!
Okay, I'm going to add another "Captain America: Civil War" link here, just because this one is so serious and profound sounding, it's amusing. Here is Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr., and other members of the cast in a very Captain America patriotic promo: Captain America Battle Hymn Here's a mash-up of Star Wars dogfights … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Captain America Battle Hymn, Star Wars and Kenny Loggins, Star Trek Reboot Promo, Marvel One Shot, and Please Vote for My Husband!
Monday Musings: December?, Car Troubles, (Identified) Flying Objects, and Dinner
Uh, this IS December, right? I mean, I can't say I am not, on some level, enjoying the unseasonably warm temperatures and lack of snow and ice, but at the same time, this is just not right. Without heading down a rabbit hole that is not going to lead anywhere productive, I am not liking … Continue reading Monday Musings: December?, Car Troubles, (Identified) Flying Objects, and Dinner