Archive for August, 2008

JSFR: Corn Bacon Pretz

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

The Last of the August Hua xing snacks over at the JSFR

JSFR: Bakery Flat Style Bacon Cheese Pretz

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

More Pretz Noir this weekend.

International Cookie War and Other Birthday Fun

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Today is DQ’s manysomethingth birthday. You will have to ask her how old she is ‘cuz I’m not the one to leak that sort of information to teh intertubes. Nope. But I will leak that she may or may not have been born in the same calendar year I was but not born in the same Chinese year. You internets stalkers go have fun with that while the rest of us move on.

These Shoes Were Made for Walking

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Check them out: My snazzy new not-Birks. On a related note, there is no limit to the hate my feet have for me today. Hmmm, perhaps six years of continuous Birk wearing has a downside.

Chicken So Hot It’ll Fry Your Brain

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

As promised, the Chicken Tikka Masala recipe:

‘Sperimentin In The Kitchen

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Soup and Proto-soup!

JSFR: Taste Nirvana Mocha

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

coffee Coffee COFFEE!

JSFR: I-Mei Chocolate Ice Cream Omochi

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Omochi, my mochi…

SAST Friday

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

I’m kinda getting in to this random Friday thing.

The Cats are Fired

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Argh! I went and called up a karma backlash the other day when I glibly said “Ever since we let the cats downstairs we haven’t had a cricket problem. Wow, that was about three years ago, aren’t our cats awesome! Tra-la-la!” But of course this weekend we noticed a rather loud chirruping and lo! We have a cricket somewhere in the basement. I think we noticed the phantom bugger Friday night and it’s still down there somewhere happily singing its stupid tune.

The Come Back Cold

Monday, August 18th, 2008

I’ve got nuttin’ for you on the cooking front because the Cold up and took me out this weekend. On the plus side, the Aubergines were roasted up and are awaiting baba ganoushing. When I’m not illin I’ll baba ganoush those puppies. RARH!

JSFR: Marble Pocky (caramel chocolate)

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

In an all Pocky Noir weekend, today’s take on Pocky can be found here.

JSFR: Dessert Pocky (chocolat orange)

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

By popular suggestion, the JSFR brings you Dessert Pocky.

Five Random Friday Things

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Christmas in August!

Down for the Count

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Wow (the expression). This is going to be the easiest weekend recaps ever:
Friday: *cough* I’m feeling punk, Ima going to go to bed.
Saturday: *coughwheeze* Ima feeling crappy, gonna hafta cancel going to mumses.
Sunday: *coughwheezelung-hoark* Ima feeling extra-super illin, gonna hafta cancel berry picking and gaming on account of TRYING TO EVICT MY LUNGS!
Monday: * coughwheeze* Ima running on 4 hours of interrupted sleep on account of excessive lung butter, sorry boss, won’t be coming in.
Today: *cough* Urgle…I’m feeling…ummm…better? Maybe? Dizzy? OOoooo, a little. Congested? Check. Would I send me home if I heard me coughing and hacking? Oh yeah. Sorry boss, going to be staying home one more day.