Daily Archives: January 20, 2010

Confederate Coffee

Ran into this in the doc’s waiting room the other day:How a coffee shortage killed the confederacy, in Mental Floss. Turns out it wasn’t the substantially larger population, industrial infrastructure, or transportation assets, but coffee that determined the outcome of … Continue reading

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Super-quick non-recipe Coq au Vin

I knew I had all of the ingredients for coq au vin, but I wasn’t sure how much time I had to get it ready before M. got home. And I knew we had about seven different recipes for it, … Continue reading

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