Alvin Zhou make three chocolate cakes. The first one called for 20 ingredients. The second one had 10 ingredients, and the third one was make only from chocolate, eggs, (and a bit of water). Which one was the best? Spoiler – they all were!
Kent Barnes let me know about the Food topic he started on the Boing Boing BBS in March 2019. It has 1,738 posts! Lots of recipes and photos. It makes me think it would be fun to compile these and make a Happy Mutants Cookbook. Here's Mangochin's recipe for Simmered Pork Belly: Just made this… READ THE REST
From American Masters: At Home with Jacques Pépin — how to fry an egg. It's perfect! The only thing I would change is to cook it until the yolk is as hard as a superball and the whites are as crispy as potato chips. And I'd scrape off the chives, too. Other than that, it's… READ THE REST
I've been making ice cream at home for the past couple of months and have been doing a lot of experimenting. (You can read my recipe for low sugar vanilla chocolate chip ice cream here.) Here's Anne of All Trades' (I subscribe to her excellent YouTube channel) recipe for coffee ice cream. It looks great! READ THE REST
The walls are coming down. Not long ago, CBD was inextricably tied to its cannabis roots, prompting unsubstantiated alarm that any CBD-infused product was basically like doing hard drugs. Thankfully, the world is growing up from that viewpoint–and quickly. The New York State Department of Health recently relaxed restrictions on CBD products, particularly food and… READ THE REST
Look, anybody can buy a set of lawn chairs. Being functional is one thing, but if you really want to turn your home or backyard into a true oasis away from the world, then you need to think beyond functionality. Starting with a cabana inspired by the New York Museum of Modern Art is definitely… READ THE REST
Massage guns and their vibration therapy techniques have been surging in popularity the past few years. They hyper-target specific muscle groups in need of relaxation, while becoming staples on training tables. Exalted by tons of professional athletes, percussion massagers like the Actigun 2.0 are designed to provide a powerful deep tissue massage that can relieve… READ THE REST