Battle of the Bacon Dogs

Reason.tv, the folks who aim to bring you “the latest, most compelling stories about freedom from all corners of the Internet,” is home to The Drew Carey Project, a “series of video documentaries that take a hard look at the variety of threats to our liberties—and celebrate what it really means to be free.” The […]

Happy Passover!

Passover, the annual Jewish holiday that celebrates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt and their freedom from slavery, begins tomorrow, and so I offer up the following YouTube video: The Gefilte Fish Chronicles [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWTqtiToxBY] Enjoy it, then go make some “Kosher for Passover Chocolate Cupcakes” from Stef at Cupcake Project. I was lucky enough […]

Sicilian Empanadas with Marshmallow Peep Foam … Yummy!

On last weekend’s Saturday Night Live, guest host (and Kimberly fave!) Christopher Walken and the SNL gang poked fun at one of my current obsessions, Top Chef. The skit featured Fred Armisen as “Wylie DelMario,” (an obvious impersonation of Wylie Dufresne … well, obvious to Top Chef and/or molecular gastronomy fans), a faux-hawk joke, and […]

I Heart Anthony Bourdain

As evidenced by its listing in the “Current Obsessions” section of this blog (scroll down, and look to your right), I quite fancy No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain’s kick-ass show on The Travel Channel. Actually, I quite fancy Anthony Bourdain himself. For those of you who don’t know him, Bourdain is the “Chef-at-Large” of Brasserie Les […]