Monthly Archives: December 2009

Ending the year with some two-wheeled inspiration

A random sampling of bike quotes to end the year: “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin … Continue reading

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West Point Baked Ziti: Dinner for 4,000

Something you might be able to use for the holidays, if you’re doing some major entertaining and happen to have penitentiary kitchen equipment. Ingredients:3 quarts salad oil175 pounds ground beef420 pounds pasta (ziti or penne)6 cans tomato paste *12 cans … Continue reading

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Meatball Bành Mì

Assembled banh mi: hot chili mayo (mix 1/2 cup mayo with 1-2 Tbs Srirachi) on a French bread roll, meatballs, and pickled veggies, sprinkled with cilantro. Bành Mì is a Vietnamese baguette made of rice and wheat flour. Recently, though, … Continue reading

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College Football Championship Weekend Grub: Pork and Green Chili Stew

Loosely based on a recipe in the Denver Junior League’s Colorado College, a great book that everyone should have. Reminds me of Pete’s Kitchen’s breakfast burrito, so we’ll probably scramble some eggs, bake some tater tots, wrap it in a … Continue reading

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Après-ski (or, in this case, après-snow angel and snowball fight) snacks

After playing out in the snow, nothing better than a cup of hot chocolate and some homemade cookies. And a good winter cookie is the triple ginger snap. Especially if you have an eager assistant who’ll do the chopping and … Continue reading

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