Category Archives: Food

Cooking Blues and Elders (Berries, that is)

Since I promised that I would make anoth­er blue­ber­ry dessert for MJ and the J‑Man, I end­ed up mak­ing the last one of the sea­son. For next year (or if you can still get your hands on the last of this sum­mer’s extra­or­di­nary crop), now you too can make my favourite old recipe for dessert, […]

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Blueberry Custard Pie with Ginger Nut Crumb Crust

I think I’ve prob­a­bly men­tioned at some point or oth­er that while I like to cook (a lot!), the one kind of food that I rarely make is dessert. It’s a com­bi­na­tion of sev­er­al rea­sons; I don’t have a par­tic­u­lar sweet tooth, and in fact, usu­al­ly crave salty, crunchy things (My weak­ness is crunchy, salty, […]

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Cold Season and Another Try with FontKit

I haven’t had a cold in quite a while, so the one I have now feels par­tic­u­lar­ly annoy­ing. It’s not as if I’ve for­got­ten what a cold is like, but I think you can get used to them, when you get them more often (and I’m sure I did suf­fer from fre­quent colds- near­ly every […]

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Helen Back (As In, I've Been To)

I’m a lit­tle bleary-eyed, but I am here, awake, and still able to blog. I believe that I’ve exor­cized all of the demons (or dae­mons for the UNIX folks out there) that were putting in the SPAM in my posts and RSS feeds. I did locate code in my xmlrpc.php file that had a graph­ic […]

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Summer in the City

It’s been a while since I’ve writ­ten any­thing, main­ly because I always feel the need to take a lit­tle time off in the sum­mer, par­tic­u­lar­ly since this sum­mer weath­er has been so spec­tac­u­lar­ly good. True, it has been a lit­tle warm, and even on some days, down­right hot. Still, that has­n’t kept us from get­ting […]

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