Category Archives: technology

Autumnal Equinox

A long day behind the wheel … … taking in Colorado’s changing colors … … gives a girl quite the appetite.

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The Accidental Kitchen Gadget Designer

The latest in the brilliant but oh-too-infrequent United Tastes series at the New York Times. How the Microplane Grater Escaped the Garage “I didn’t set out to make cheese graters,” Mr. Grace, an engineer by education, said recently.  “I thought … Continue reading

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Food News You Can Use

News from around the horn: From Big Red Kitchen, this cool iPhone app and website from, all about cooking frozen fish. No, not the fish sticks from elementary school cafeterias, but fresh-frozen sea food. Actor/commedian Sarah Silverman joins the … Continue reading

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Simple Currant Scones

We tried this idea the other day. Wasn’t a 100% success, but it might work for you, depending on your grater. I always have trouble cutting butter into a pastry dough. Scott Peacock says to use your hands (as described … Continue reading

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How Food Shapes Our Cities

Today’s Pause and Ponder: “Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, and shows how ancient food routes shaped the modern world. Understanding the flow of food will help us reconnect with what we eat.” From her … Continue reading

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Essential Kitchen Equipment: the iPhone?

I dropped my iPhone in the sink the other day. The sink was empty, save for a single 2-cup measuring cup that was full of water, and guess where the phone landed. Yep, perfect swan dive into the murk. Shorted … Continue reading

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How to Live to be 100

Dan Buettner shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that are found in the world’s longest living communities.

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For Really Great Salsa, You Need …

… an iPad. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Stephen Gets a Free iPad Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Fox News

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Reason #237 why you need an iPad

The seeds from your everything bagel will not find themselves into the nooks and also the crannies of your keyboard. That is not insignificant in this household. Well, not for the entire household, but for the grazer-typist looking me back … Continue reading

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Technology in the Kitchen?

Apparently you need an iPhone in the kitchen these days. Top Kitchen Toy? The Cellphone I’m not buying it. An iPhone as a permanent part of my gadget drawer would leave me with an interesting warranty claim. It would only … Continue reading

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