Bitchin’ Bread Battle

I’ve clearly lost my mind. This year, to counter my notorious grinchitude, I was gifted a Kitchenaid stand mixer. Surely, the logic went, she’ll go insane buying attachments, one of which will make her heart grow three sizes big, and she will finally discover the true meaning of the holiday season. Instead, I’ve discovered an unhealthy obsession with bread. I

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This may be my favorite screen shot EVER. Timmy the Monkey hath deemed me worthy, and lo, upon his site did he offer my Whovian cookbook. I’ve had a crush on ThinkGeek since I bought my Schrodinger’s Cat t-shirt. They hand pick the very best geek swag, and gosh, they picked me. THEY LIKE ME, THEY REALLY LIKE ME. I

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PhenomeNOMS: Bill Nye

PhenomeNOMS: Bill Nye by Erin Parr Welcome to the second edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them.  This week’s edition features one of my all-time favorite childhood personalities and scientists: Bill Nye! In 1993, former comedian and aeronautics consultant Bill Nye started a show called Bill

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Tardis Bread Experiment

This adorable Panda Bread popped up on my Tumblr again. Naturally, I found myself wondering how hard it would be to make a Tardis inspired bread instead. The answer: a moderate pain in the ass. The colored bread didn’t end up anywhere near as vibrant a blue as I wanted. My white panel squares had a bit of droopage, though

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PhenomeNOMS: Carl Sagan

by Erin Parr Welcome to the first edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them. Carl Sagan, born in 1934, was a brilliant astrophysicist and cosmologist, most widely known for his public television series called Cosmos,  the highest-rated television series at its time. Cosmos covered a range

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Dominate Your Walking Dead Viewing Party With Citrus Ginger Roasted Beets

Just looking at that makes my mouth water. I’m overcome by the gloriously red flesh, the hints of muscular texture, and the overwhelming feeling that my neighbors might taste better with a nice citrus-ginger glaze. Wait. No. I mustn’t think that way. These feelings aren’t real. I’m a person, not a monster. I can’t be craving human flesh. Oh, wait.

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