I had no idea that porcupines could make any noise, much less this farrago of sound: h/t: Grania
Category Archives: food and drink
If you’re in the U.S., you’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving today, so I wish everyone (including non-U.S. readers) a good day and, especially, plenty of good noms. If you have a moggie, give it a treat, too.
A friend visited: Monika Stogowska, who runs the cooking website Food That Comforts (English title but Polish text). Hili: Is there something interesting for cats in your culinary blog? Monika: Hmm, it is a vegetarian blog. Hili: This must be a mistake. In Polish: Hili: Czy ten twój blog kulinarny ma coś ciekawego dla kotów? Monika: […]
Got sushi? This is a real Japanese commercial, perhaps a tad salacious, but certainly not NSFW.
This is a new one on me. After I just told you that cats are atheists, reader Lorena sent me a picture she took of a can of cat food she bought for her ailing cat (she thought it would stimulate his appetite): So there are Jewish cats as well as atheist cats! I don’t […]
From Amazon: 1. FDA approved 2. Non-GMO 3. Organic 4. Halall (sic) 5. Kosher, and, best of all 6. NO CHEMICALS! And really—approved by the NIH? Since when do they approve salt? Some of the reviews are hilarious: Pure sodium chloride (a CHEMICAL) is white, and one reviewer suggests that the pink color comes from […]
Here are most beautiful postprandial words one can hear: As we all know, pies are one of America’s greatest contributions to world cuisine (and don’t mention the French tartes, which, although often superb, are not PIES, while the best British pies are the savory ones, like Melton Mowbray pork pie). Our other great contribution is barbecue. […]
As I noted yesterday, Steve Pinker was here on campus giving a talk on his new book: The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence has Declined. It was the George and Marie Andros Lecture, a fancy endowed gig, and the Adroses (Androsi?) were both in attendance; George is a cardiovascular surgeon who was once […]
I can haz sqrl fudz! And I didn’t know the stuff existed till I checked online, and then drove to my local PetSmart to get a bag. The addition to what I’ve already been feeding my squirrels is dried corn in the product below. I hope they like it. I’ve also been collecting acorns, which […]
The fruit-and-vegetable store I patronize often has incredible sales on overstocked items—although I’m not sure how one gets a glut of something like strawberries. Yesterday I made a Big Score: I bought 8 pounds of those delectable berries—all in excellent condition—for a pittance. See below. These cost all of $1.98 (1.46 Euro). That’s right: less than […]