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Jjajangmyeon.....So easy....So Good!

If you are lucky enough to have an Asian Grocer around-- the black bean paste is easy to find. I haven't looked, but I bet you may even be able to get it on Amazon. I am loving this dish right now....but the SO is starting to wonder what's up with the black noodles all the time. You can sub the Korean noodles with a thick pasta like Percatelli or Buccatini but the korean noodles will just make it even better!

http://www.maangchi.com/recipe/jjajangmyun
Posted by The empressof all | Wed Aug 12, 2015, 09:38 PM (2 replies)

Here's the link to Bernies rally tonite in Seattle



https://www.periscope.tv/w/aJarjjI0Mjc3MzN8NTcxMjY5MDDVhTY9GEe_5AoRf8adhtL7BJNf_QJjDT6mmDQbzwSDHw==
Posted by The empressof all | Sat Aug 8, 2015, 09:52 PM (1 replies)

Here's a link to the Live Feed of Bernie speaking in Seattle now!

Raging Grannies on now...Looks like a great crowd on a gorgeous day!

http://www.kirotv.com/s/news/live/
Posted by The empressof all | Sat Aug 8, 2015, 04:09 PM (6 replies)

Harvard is offering a free on-line Science and Cooking course!

"During each week of this course, chefs reveal the secrets behind some of their most famous culinary creations — often right in their own restaurants. Inspired by such cooking mastery, the Harvard team will then explain the science behind the recipe.

Topics will include:

Soft matter materials, such as emulsions, illustrated by aioli
Elasticity, exemplified by the done-ness of a steak
Diffusion, revealed by the phenomenon of spherification, the culinary technique pioneered by Ferran Adrià.

You will also have the opportunity to become an experimental scientist in your very own laboratory — your kitchen. By following along with the engaging recipe of the week, taking precise measurements, and making skillful observations, you will learn to think like both a cook and a scientist. The lab is certainly one of the most unique components of this course — After all, in what other science course can you eat your experiments?"


I think I will start it today could be fun!

https://www.edx.org/course/science-cooking-haute-cuisine-soft-harvardx-spu27x-0#!
Posted by The empressof all | Fri Jun 19, 2015, 03:23 PM (1 replies)

Ferguson demonstrators march in Seattle

Source: Seattle Times

UPDATE, 5:58 p.m. | Westlake Center has closed for the night, according to Seattle officers who are turning away shoppers at the doors. The mall was scheduled to remain open until 9 p.m.

UPDATE, 5:25 p.m. | Protesters are at Westlake Center, where the tree-lighting ceremony is under way.
Police have arrested a total of five protesters, according the Seattle Police Department. Three protesters were arrested around 5 p.m. at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street after they allegedly assualted officers.The Convention Place Tunnel Station has reopened, according to King County Metro. The Westlake Station is still closed.

UPDATE, 4:50 p.m.. | Mayor Murray sent out a news release about the protests.

“While I understand the hurt and frustration that our city has experienced in the past days, this is a city that respects the rule of law,” said Murray. “I support the First Amendment rights of (protesters), but violence against property or police officers will not be tolerated in our city.”

UPDATE, 4:40 p.m. | Demonstrators marched back downtown for Seattle’s tree lighting ceremony at Westlake Center.



Read more: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2014/11/dozens-protest-ferguson-decision-at-westlake-center/



After clashes with Police, protests have caused Westlake Center to close 3 hours early. Demonstrators were very present during tree lighting ceremony and as I heard on the news, shoppers just started going home. A number of arrests but the message got across.
Posted by The empressof all | Fri Nov 28, 2014, 09:06 PM (1 replies)

Making the green tomato "mincemeat"-My house smells glorious!

It wasn't a bumper crop for green tomatoes this year, just enough to fill the large slow cooker. I will have enough for at least a cake and a few batches of cookies. If you haven't tried making this yet and still wondering what to do with your greenies, the recipe from All Recipies is my go to and very forgiving. Just use what you have on hand and adjust a bit. You really don't have to worry too much about measuring...I eyeball it all and I never had a bad batch. Some years I have so many greenies I make it in the big Nesco roaster.

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/green-tomato-mock-mincemeat-pie/

The complete recipe is for the pie. But i just make the filling and freeze it for later. Google recipes for mincemeat cookies or cake and you are ready to bake.
Posted by The empressof all | Fri Oct 17, 2014, 02:11 PM (4 replies)

Anyone use lidocaine patches for pain?

I picked up my first box today and will try one tomorrow. 12 hours on then 12 hours off. Did you find it helpful for back and nerve pain?
Posted by The empressof all | Sat Oct 11, 2014, 11:31 PM (6 replies)

Keeping that half of the avocado green...A New Method!

I admit to rarely having this problem as we scarf those things down as soon as we cut them...but this was a new method I had never seen before. Store your half an avocado with onion! Anyone try this?

Posted by The empressof all | Sun Oct 5, 2014, 01:44 PM (4 replies)

The Worlds Greatest Chefs

This show looks fantastic. Not on American TV yet...but here's the preview






Here's the Eater blurb about it....

http://www.eater.com/2014/10/3/6900287/worlds-best-chefs-fox-ferran-adria-thomas-keller-food-tv
Posted by The empressof all | Sun Oct 5, 2014, 08:13 AM (2 replies)

Butt Drugs!

Forget Walgreens!




Posted by The empressof all | Mon Jul 28, 2014, 11:54 AM (7 replies)
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