Cherry Flavored Pickles: The Koolickle Experiment

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Getting tired of artificially flavored popsicles and ice cream sandwiches? How about a nice, cool, refreshing, artificially flavored pickle instead? I first saw the so-called Koolickle on an episode of Feasting on Asphalt 2: The River Run, one of the four hundred and twelve shows that Alton Brown does for the Food Network. Don’t get me wrong, Alton is the …

More “Fun” with Fortune Cookies

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Earlier this year I wrote a little piece about fortune cookies. Go ahead and read that. I’ll wait. Back so soon? Okay, well, my daughter and I had lunch today at Chow’s Asian Bistro at the Cottonwood Mall here in Albuquerque. I know, I shouldn’t be surprised at anything that comes out of a mall restaurant, but cut me some …

Bobby Flay, Grillmaster

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I was Googling for a salmon recipe just now. I was curious what the baked salmon recipe was that Bobby Flay made on a recent episode of Iron Chef America. The following comment from a reader on that site had me laughing! Quoted from Cooking For Engineers – Off Topic: Iron Chef America: I mean, Iron Chef Bobby Flay? C’mon. …

Fortune Cookies from New York

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Another post from the road – still in Colorado Springs. My wife and kid and I had dinner at a Chinese restaurant called, appropriately enough, China Restaurant. Seriously. That was the best they could do. In spite of the name, the interior design was great and the food was good, too. This isn’t a review of the restaurant, though. No, …

What’s Wrong With Crystal Meth?

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How goddamn long has this been going on? I admit, I don’t listen to much commercial radio anymore – partly because of crap like this and mostly because I simply can’t take seriously an industry that calls the Goo Goo Dolls “alternative” music. That, however, is for another post. This time out, I simply want to know how long stuff …

Credit Cards for Your Keychain

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This is probably nothing new, but since I haven’t received new credit cards in a while, it’s a first for me. I decided that I needed a replacement for my Bank of America card since it was finally getting a little tattered: Getting a new card was easy-peasy; I simply logged into the website and ordered a new one. What …