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Sunday, January 20, 2013

This Week At Chez Helen's

I contributed fresh cantaloupe-ginger-cinnamon juice, Farrah contributed smoked salmon, avocado, and saut√©ed spinach-pesto bites and Helen made fresh brown bread from scratch the morning of.... 

For tea, I made us a pecan and blue cheese pastry with fig preserves that morning, as well.

As always, plenty of Cousin Peter's homemade plum jam and Dubliner cheese on hand.

Currently Reading

 ... or as I like to call it:
 The iPhone 6 of John Searle's work on the philosophy of language.
 Still early on, but brilliant so far.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Spicy Salsa Verde

I made this last night, let it sit overnight. The increase in spicyness after I blended it this morning took me by surprise. The loads of lemon and garlic with the heat of the peppers makes it so you can't stop eating it, but warning- it'll make for a bit of fire in your mouth:

4 roasted tomatillos
2-3 roasted poblano chiles, depending on your personal level of masochism (I used 2 and it's a hot kick)
3 roasted cloves garlic
An entire medium lemon
Fresh ground pepper
Cumin, I did like 4 or 5 generous shakes
Like 8 cherry tomatos
Dash olive oil
2 or 3 pinches of fresh cilantro leaves can be a nice touch, but I didn't feel like it for this batch

Blend it up and you're ready to snack on fire.

Friday, January 4, 2013


Watching Milos Forman's Hair tonight spawned this Photo Booth fun below.
In my defense, you have to admit there is something looney and contagious about the film that creeps into your skin and takes over.

"Gimme a head of hair, long beautiful hair! Shining, gleaming, streaming, flexing, waxing...."

"Here baby, there mama, everywhere, daddy daddy, Haiiiiiiiiiir!!!!!!!!!"

Star Wars fail

70's high school yearbook

X-(Wo)Men/Wolverinette inspired

Paris, je t'aime

Piggy brat

Good night, my fellow Americans

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Image from Edible Mosaic

Poots sent me this recipe and I haven't stopped thinking of it since. Just waiting for the right moment to make these since eating a cookie sheet of them on my own is a little much.
While I am following the recipe on Edible Mosaic the original recipe can be attributed to this lady over here, Shelbi Keith. Genius. It's taken over my mind and my grocery list...

Update:  You don't need the butter, the Frank's Hot Sauce alone is fine....  It's actually a bit disgusting with the butter.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Dialogue 4.1 Response


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