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  • so this happened

    so this happened: vol. 3, week 40

    What to do with this… I don’t really consider myself a fashion maven by any means; yet, I am frequently asked for my opinion on such things. Maybe it’s my slightly effeminate demeanor,…

    October 8, 2014
  • my kitchen

    BBQ for two: a tableau

    This is a photo tableau of a typical summer BBQ here at chez-tornado presented step-by-step. Questions? Feel free to leave a comment. Enjoy!  …

    July 21, 2013
  • my kitchen

    what in the spatchcock!?

    Spatchcock! What a great word! So what is it? In simplest terms, it’s a method of splitting a whole chicken so that it lies almost completely flat on a roasting pan. So why spatchcock?…

    May 20, 2013
  • my kitchen

    holy moly enchiladas mole

    Oh how I miss decent Mexican food whether it be New Mexican, Sonoran, Baja style, or Mexico City cuisine… I heart all of it. I was spoiled living in New Mexico, Arizona and my…

    April 27, 2013
  • my kitchen

    thyme fried chicken

    I don’t make fried chicken very often. Fried anything for that matter. But, when (and if) the need arrises this is my go-to recipe. I know there are probably healthier versions out there, which…

    February 26, 2013
  • my kitchen

    tom kha gai! say it with me!

    Back in the day I frequented a Thai restaurant in Billings, Montana called The Thai Orchid (fairly certain it no longer exists). They had a dish called Angel Wings, fried chicken wings stuffed with…

    November 10, 2012