Category Archives: Cooking Technology

The Curious Case of the Mulish Microwave – Part 2

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Microwaves (Are Watching You)” from Microwaves (Are Watching You) by Randy Rainbow. Released: 2017   Well, the dust has finally settled after the mega kitchen remodel (mostly on every piece of furniture outside of … Continue reading

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Ever Eaten a Dublin Lawyer?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music : “Food Glorious Food” from On Top Of Spaghetti by Juice Music. Released: 2008. Attorney jokes aside, there is probably a law on the books against eating Dublin Lawyers. However, apparently there is no … Continue reading

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Life in the Desert – Prickly Pear Cactus Jelly !

THIS POST WAS FIRST PUBLISHED ON 09/07/2014 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Don’t Sit On a Cactus” from Don’t Sit on a Cactus by Joel Frankel. Released: 1997 It’s that time of year around New Mexico, when the … Continue reading

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Cruising with a Cornucopia of Comestibles!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Calypso Time (Steel Drums Soca)” from Island Cruise Steel Band Presents Steel Drums & Songs of Jamaica and Trinidad for Your Tropical Caribbean Cruise Party by Island Cruise Steel Band. Released: 2011 If … Continue reading

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“Keep Flouring it till the Eyes Drop Out”

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music: Playtime Songs by The Countdown Kids. Released: 2002 One of the great things about having so many cookbooks is tracing the history of cooking techniques and cookery advice. Marketing, food trends and such were … Continue reading

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Hollandaise, Halibut and High Heel Hijinks

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “High Heel Shoe” from Bluegrass Guitar by Bryan Sutton. Released: 2007 What do Barbara Billingsley (June Cleaver), Harriet Nelson and Donna Reed have in common?  1950’s sitcom wives?  Sure.  All were predominately featured in their … Continue reading

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The Pure Pleasures of Pummeling Pomegranate Pulp!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Pomegranate Rag” from By Request by Matthew Davis. Released: 2016. Ah…October in New Mexico.  Hundreds of hot air balloons, the rich and heady scent of roasting green chile and…pomegranates!  Their Latin name is … Continue reading

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It’s Time to do “The Albuquerque Turkey”!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Albuquerque Turkey” from Thanksgiving Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone by Ruth Roberts. Released: 2015 NOTE: This is a repost of October 8, 2015 Well, readers, as you probably know, while you … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Commentary Concerning Cookbook Collecting

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Collector” from The Collector by Maurice Jarre Since I began my second cookbook collection, I have slowly and meticulously grown the collection over the period of several years. When the “official” count … Continue reading

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Food as Art – Sculptures from the Fruit & Veggie Realm

Music – “Carving Pumpkins” from Wee Sing for Halloween by Wee Sing. Released: 2011 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC It is no secret among foodies, chefs and culinary gastronomics that we eat with the eyes first. (see my previous posts: … Continue reading

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