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A Glorious Dawn

Not a sunrise, but a galaxy rise. MC Sagan featuring Snoop Hawking Dog.

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Bon Hiver 2012

Hoping everyone gets to say hello to the flakes this winter. First Snow, Northern Exposure Season 5

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Hope’s Busy Holiday Baking Season … so far

Big Sister has been flexing her whisking and stirring muscles. Take a peek here.

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How good is your pumpkin pie?

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How good is your pumpkin pie? Well … these guys can tell you, and with Nate Silveresque precision.   Our experiments reveal that recipe ratings can be well predicted with features derived from combinations of ingredient networks and nutrition information. … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk

Good read here. Mapping the World’s Most Seductive Shrines to Coffee Claire Cottrell | Oct 4, 2012

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Happy Birthday, Julia

Happy 100th. An inspiration for so many generations, and still counting. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” “The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded … Continue reading

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Three Kinds of Pie

In the Corners of Fields, by Ted Kooser, 13th US Poet Laureate Something is calling to me from the corners of fields, where the leftover fence wire suns its loose coils, and stones thrown out of the furrow sleep in … Continue reading

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More Light

Goethe’s final words: “More light.” Ever since we crawled out of that primordial slime, that’s been our unifying cry: “More light.” Sunlight. Torchlight. Candlight. Neon. Incandescent. Lights that banish the darkness from our caves, to illuminate our roads, the insides … Continue reading

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The Official Sandwich of All 50 States

Not very scientific, but interesting nonetheless. Can’t argue with a buffalo burger for Colorado. Sandwiches of America: A 50-State Tour of GOOD Sammies

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Interesting bed-fellows

Browsing through others’ recipes this week reminded me of my favorite Radio Lab episode on randomness, Stochasticity. Whenever you think the universe is out to get you or that bad things (or good things) always happen in threes, Jab and … Continue reading

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