Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hair of the Dog and Fresh Pasta

We were out and about last weekend looking for sunglasses but I did not find anything I liked. As always, we found some good eats instead. Checked out the tasting room at Hair of the Dog Brewing Company. I had the “Little Dog, Light” while Marcel had the “Fred”. After some drinks we had planned […]

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I Used To Play Piano

As a kid I did not like playing the piano. Every week I prayed that my piano instructor would not show up. Half the time he didn’t! Looking back, I should have stuck to it. From time to time I dream about playing again. I played for a little bit in college and that was […]

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German Chocolate Cake

This was my first ever “real” cake made from scratch. After checking several cookbooks and food blogs, I finally selected David Lebovitz’s recipe. I followed the recipe exactly except that I only made a half portion for a 6″ cake. I also made the mistake of not using up all the syrup so there were […]

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Food and More Food

The last few weeks have been filled with food explorations but I have not had time to post about them. Here are a few: I made some Siopao or Steamed Buns. The recipe was from Asian Dumpling Tips but I used chicken for the filling instead of pork. The bun was awesome but the filling […]

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