Tag Archives: Experiments Culinary

On Eating the Houston Streets

Contrary to popular opinion, asphalt is neither good for the teeth nor the gums.  Concrete gives one a workout and tarmac is great for freshening one’s breath, but none of these street materials are, actually, good to eat. I know.  … Continue reading

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On Food Comas and Other Distractions for Your Brain

And it’s not even Thanksgiving! Yet here is the evidence that it is not just holidays that threaten to take our afternoons and throw them in the trash compactor so that, hours later, you wake up to find darkness has … Continue reading

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On Meat Pies of the Non-Sweeney Todd Variety

This weekend Megan decided to become a baker, but not a butcher or a candlestick maker. Little did she know that this momentary inclination towards baking would become a weeklong obsession.  And still, after five days of baking she still … Continue reading

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On Sore Muscles and Their Causes

Nearly every Saturday this month of October I will be working as a bartender at Poison Girl.  I’ve been giving up my shifts as a barback regularly for a few months, but now I actually have a reason to do … Continue reading

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On Our First Culinary Experiment

Which, truth be told, is not really an experiment.  It’s a dish I’ve made before and one that has a long tradition in my family.  By which I mean that my parents made it for my brother and I when … Continue reading

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On a Month of Eating at Home

This is our plan. We will eat at home. Okay, yes, technically it doesn’t just have to be at our home, but at a home, nonetheless. And, okay, church socials, potlucks in the park, picnics which watching the bats emerge … Continue reading

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On Steel Cut Oats

1. Megan and I like to cook.  We don’t, however, cook enough.  Neither of us are professional chefs and our repertoire of memorized dishes is vanishingly small.  Thankfully, we’re really good at following directions. In this case, we follow Alton … Continue reading

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