Saturday, January 30, 2016

Some Lyrical Blasts from the Past

Example songs include "Hooked on a Feeling" (Blue Swede, 1974), "Wanna Be Startin' Something" (Michael Jackson, 1982), "Witch Doctor" (Alvin and Chipmunks, 1958), and "Good Morning Starshine" (Oliver, 1969). Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Cinnamon Two-Tone Cupcakes

This recipe makes cupcakes with cinnamony center column, using Wilton cupcake inserts. I include links to a .pdf file and YouTube video. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Bowing to Greet, Etc.

In the last few years, people have more reasons to bow instead of shake hands, more so in greeting. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Pineapple Slicing/Coring Gadget--Beyond Use Recs

On and off throughout the years, I've been using my pineapple slicer and corer (mostly referred to as "gadget" for the rest of this article), along with a knife and plate. Read the entire article for cutting-up methodology and comment there, please.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Sliced-Veggie Lentil Soup

Make an easy, robust soup that contains four veggies (1/2 pound each of carrots, celery, zucchini, and yellow squash), a 1-pound bag of lentils, and ~8 cups of water and seasonings (or broth). Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Simply Simple Pineapple Cupcakes

How about pineapple cake that isn't upside-down cake or coconut-pineapple combo (piƱa colada-ish)? This recipe uses a standard recipe for yellow cake mix and crushed pineapple. Pineapple juice replaces the water. Read the entire article and comment there, please.