My favorite part of this video is the hand-cranked machine that strips dried kernels of corn from the cob, then grabs the denuded cob and deposits it out of the hopper (hopefully later to be turned into corncob pipes [I had a friend in college who smoked pot in a corncob pipe.]). After that the kernels are ground into meal with a gas=powered mill that has pulleys and a belt that are just begging for a person to get their finger close enough to bite off.
I went down a weird YouTube rabbit hole this weekend. I happened upon a channel called Aden Films. On it, from the POV of the diner, food is ordered in upscale Japanese restaurants and we watch, as the diner does, the food being prepared and served. Many of the meals involve the ridiculously expensive Wagyu… READ THE REST
The FryDaddy electric deep fryer is awesome — I use it a couple of times a week to fry sweet potato, butternut squash, and Brussels sprouts chips. (Here's the coconut oil I use with it.) Lately, I've been frying very thinly cut slices of butternut squash. It's a bit tricky, because for five minutes it… READ THE REST
Here's the trailer for a Waffles + Mochi, a new Netflix series for kids that is executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama. Once upon a thyme, deep in The Land of Frozen Food, lived two best friends named Waffles and Mochi with one shared dream: to become chefs! The only problem? Everything they cooked… READ THE REST
English and Spanish top the list as the first and second most used languages in the United States, but what's the third? As your mind sprints through options like French, Chinese, or Japanese, there's a good chance you might not nail it on the first try. According to expert Trudy Suggs, the third most used… READ THE REST
If you're a musician, a podcast host, or any sort of audio content creator, you already know the drill. You record performances using your prime equipment, save your master files, then dump all of your content on your computer's audio workstation to create a proper mix. Up until now, there hasn't really been a better… READ THE REST
From humble beginnings in the 1980s, Asus has grown to become an international power in the world of tech, especially in the realm of personal computing. While their standing as the world's fifth-largest PC seller is nothing to sneeze at, one area where the Taiwanese firm has really excelled is in crafting some of the… READ THE REST