Nukin’ Chips, and I don’t mean Ponch and Jon

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There is a special place in my heart for the relationship between the microwave oven and the potato. Such an innocuous combination was responsible for the beginning of an amazing friendship and the formation of the Forkers. With that in mind, I approached the melding of microwaves and starchy tuber after reading Savory Sweet Life’s article on “How To Make …

Take me for a fool?

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As many of you know, April Fool’s Day also coincides with my birthday. I’m sure many of you who weren’t previously “in the know” are now smacking your heads and thinking “that explains so much.” That’s right, every time Mr. T utters “I pity the fool” he’s talking about me. The life of a fool is relatively simple. People don’t …

Bloggo-rollo

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As a semi-human who sits in front of a computer for the better part of my time awake each day (and another good part while I’m asleep), I peruse a lot of blogs. I used to try and limit the number of sites I’d hit in a given day because I just don’t have that good of an organization system. …

Is knowing really half the battle?

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I’m a child of the 80’s. Sure there was a lot of horrible stuff went on (Iran-Contra, Reaganomics, parachute pants), but it was definitely a simpler time for simpler people. A simpler time for simpler tastes, and my simple tastes were largely cartoon oriented. Cut me some slack, I was ten years old in 1984. It wasn’t until a couple …

I’m like the techno-Jesus

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About a week ago I got saddled with a project at work that was the ultimate definition of “last-minute.” This little project was so time-sensitive that I got it at 4PM and it really needed to be up and out for consumption by the next morning. Things like this put me in a really foul mood and make me not …