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Guinness Lamb Pie

This one’s for Wilkins; it’s a Pi Day / St. Patrick’s Day twofer. Ingredients 1 lb. stew lamb 1 onion A few tbsp diced tomatoes (whatever was left in the can you used for pasta the other night) 1 clove garlic 6-8 ice cubes of broth – I make broth from whatever bones and scraps…

The Science of Deliciousness

It might be Labor Day, but summer isn’t really over until the blackberries are gone. Since it’s harvest season and I’m still on leave from the workforce, I’ve been spending my time figuring out clever things to do with the bountiful produce of my neighborhood’s back alleys. (Tonight: lemon verbena drops and blackberry meringue pie.)…

The Igneous Petrology of Ice Cream

It was hot out last weekend. Some of you might scoff at what I consider “hot”, but the glorious thing about Seattle is that the entire city seems willing to join me in whining and wilting whenever the temperature breaks 80 (that’s 25 of your Earth units). Naturally, I spent a lot of time thinking…