Headline: Bread Pudding Far Less Dubious Than Source Material

When the challah french toast v. bread pudding decision was put up to a vote on Twitter, french toast won with 100% of the vote.  So I made bread pudding, because I like to be contrary and alienate my readers.  Plus – and I’m only telling you this because I trust you not to spread it around and ruin my reputation – I like to have a dessert made on the Saturday nights when my Dungeons and Dragons group gets together.  Yes, I put that in white to make it harder to read; if you want my embarrassing secrets, you have to work for them.  I’m still coming to terms with it myself.

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Thursday Night Smackdown: Dubious

I just ate a taco and half a quesadilla, despite the fact that I decided to bake bread tonight rather than cook because my stomach is still feeling a little too delicate for a real dinner.

I’m not what you would call “clever.”  My stomach is also not feeling what you would call “good.”  It’s a good thing the Kaopectate and I have developed such a close relationship over the past week.

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Liveblogging Top Chef Masters: Episode 1

The long national nightmare of not having any high-quality reality cooking television comes to an end tonight!

Tonight, Hubert Keller (Fleur de Lys), Christopher Lee (Aureole), Michael Schlow (Radius Restaurant), and Tim Love (The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro) go head to head.  Also: If Jesus loves me he will make sure that Wylie Dufresne, whenever he appears, gets SPANKED.

Details, cast and judges list and bios here. See you in two hours, fourteen minutes.

Bonus rumor: Three words – Neil Patrick Harris.

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Will they never stop hounding me?

Apparently, I’ve been nominated for another award, by BlogLuxe, who I’ve never heard of.  My category: Most Provocative Blog.  Which cracks my shit up, because I believe a full 85% of my posts are about pancakes.

Anyway, there’s a button on the sidebar if you wanna vote.  Or don’t, in keeping with the majority of Americans (If you’re there, give some love to my sister The Green Shutter up in the wholesome Swiffer-branded Cleanest Blog category.)

Awesome Shit That I Want Tuesday

I want to be genteel.  That’s a little difficult to pull off when you’ve spent the past 72 hours tweeting about your bowel problems to total strangers, but I think I could do it if I had this.

(HEY! YOU! Yes you, the person not bothering to go past the jump. Top Chef Masters premiers tomorrow night!  Be here, or be somewhere else.  But it’s way more fun to be here.)

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