Father's Day: Choose Your Own Adventure

Key Lime Bars: It’s pie, but you can eat it with your fingers!  What’s not to like?  I thought I’d make something tasty to bring to Brian’s dad’s Father’s Day barbeque; I’m not a lover of Father’s Day, and pie helps.  Plus, key lime is another one of those things that are ridiculously easy to make – I feel bad even calling it “cooking” – and if there’s anything I love, it’s undeserved adulation.*

*Speaking of which: go vote for me and my “provocative” blog.

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The Maddening Crowd

Weekends around here have been devoted to a tour of all Jersey City diners for the Jersey City Independent, and the overload of tuna melts and lemon meringue pie does not inspire me to engage in further cooking.  I’ll probably rouse myself to make something to bring to the Father’s Day BBQ for Brian’s dad tomorrow, but for right now, I thought I’d share some of the things people have been saying about TNS lately. I’m on my way!

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Liveblogging Top Chef Masters: Episode 2

Master chefs Wylie Dufresne (wd-50), Suzanne Tracht (Jar), Graham Elliot Bowles (Graham Elliot Restaurant*) and Elizabeth Falkner (Orson & Citizen Cake) take on the Season 1 vending machine Quickfire challenge, followed by an elimination which, as described by Bravo, sounds super cheesy, so I won’t tell you what it is so as not to spoil your child-like excitement before the show even airs.

I’m hoping to see Elizabeth Falkner snap Dufresne’s neck like a cheap pair of chopsticks.

*WARNING: Highly irritating flash intro and music upon loading.  Dear Graham Elliot: No.  Sincerely, Concerned Internet User.

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