A bird’s last flight

This year I decide to be one with Tetris and think flat.Introducing the spatchcock turkey. I heard about it last week and decided to go for it. You cut out the bird’s backbone and flatten it out. You can’t stuff it obviously, but it cooks faster and even.But I obviously didn’t just do it. I … Read more

New Pandemic – Donkey Schmucks

New Pandemic? Donkey Schmucks

Monkeypox seems to be completely under control, but…An increasing and worrisome number of cases of Donkey Schmucks has been reports in all US states. Patient Zero has been suspected to be from the D.C. area or Delaware, where also most cases were reported, with other relatively high density of cases observed in CA, NY, NJ … Read more

A quick thought re firearms

AR-15

I’m all for the second amendment. My mother is a holocaust survivor and I won’t give up my right to defend myself from anyone including the government. Yep. People felt very safe in the 30’s in Europe, and were killed shortly after by the millions. Having the ability to defend yourself is a way to … Read more

Intuit Sucks

Intuit Sucks - Jackie Chan

I’ve been using QuickBooks for over 20 years, and been using Quicken for even longer. Neither was ever cheap, and the user interface and ease of use, well, gently put, left a lot to be desired. There were also technical issues, and were not always trivial to solve or get a solution for (and I’m … Read more

I’m one of many (republished)

One of the only photos of my gradparents and two brothers before the war.

My mother is a Holocaust survivor. Her story, as unique and terrible as it is, is unfortunately one of so many. My mother’s entire family was murdered by the Nazis. The only survivor other than my mother was her uncle. When troubles in Europe just began, her uncle was “crazy” enough to immigrate to Israel … Read more

Being Cheeky with Beef Cheek

OpineAway Beef Cheek

Cheeky? I’m sure that if I’ll do a DNA test they’ll find that I’m as British as Elizabeth Warren AKA Pocahontas is Native American, so you can call me Sir Cookalot, and I’ll use British slang. I’m a sucker for beef on sale. I went to Walmart for something and saw beef cheek on sale, … Read more

DSS – Devil’s Silk Sauce

Simple and tasty, I fused east and far east in the west. Made myself a kind of frittata, and it really needed some sort of a condiment. So this is what I whipped together (and named..): DSS – Devil’s Silk Sauce Ingredients: 3 tbsp tahini paste 1tsp Gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste) 2 tsp lemon … Read more