Tag Archives: Kitchen Gadgets

101 Dalmations Years of Life

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “A Life Well Lived” from A Life Well Lived by Earth Mama. Released: 2012 This is not a Walt Disney production, but rather it is a brief story about a genteel lady, who recently … 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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Gone Gaga for Gastronomic Gadgets?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Kitchen Cacophony” from Noise Music by Speedcore Tech House In 2013, I published two posts about kitchen gadgets (“Got Gadgets” – 09/01/2013 and “Got Gadgets Part 2” – 11/01/2013). Since that time, I … Continue reading

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Pantry Progressions – Not Just Salt and Pepper Anymore!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Food Storage” from Unabridged Translation by They Might Be Elders. Released: 2010 When I was first married in 1972, my (then) husband and I lived in a tiny apartment on the third floor … Continue reading

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What Exactly Defines a “Kitchen Appliance”?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Tell Me You Can Cook” from The Paint Sisters by The Paint Sisters. Released: 2008 In the wacky, wonderful world (there’s that alliteration again!) of cooking, I have been amused by the inventiveness … Continue reading

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Slurp Your Bloody Mary with a Spoon!

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Is it a Kitchen Gadget or a Whigmaleerie? Language for the Food Snob

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “A Recipe” from At Carnegie Hall by Dick Whittinghill & Bob Arbogast. Released: 2011 The cook today has a plethora (“lots”) of cookbooks available. Some recipes may innervate (“stimulate”) the edacity (“appetite). Some … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolutions for Cooking in 2014

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “New Year’s Resolution” from Codependent Christmas by The Therapy Sisters. Released: 2003 1) I resolve that I will read a recipe all the way through, twice, before starting to cook. 2) I resolve … Continue reading

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What’s Your Gastronomic Age?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY Music – “I Like What I Eat” from Songs To Strike A Chord by Jon Barker. A wonderful book by Annette Hope, “Londoners’ Larder’, traces “English Cuisine from Chaucer to the Present”, published in 2005. Tracing … Continue reading

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The Ron Popeil Effect

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY Music: “Mr. Popeil” from Permanent Record: Al In The Box by “Weird Al” Yankovic. Released: 1998. If you are a foodie, a cook, or an insomniac, you will probably have heard of Ron Popeil….King of late … Continue reading

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