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Chariot Gypsy 2010 red wine blend on Feb 7, 2012 in WineWhat: Chariot Gypsy 2010 red wine blend Price: $4.99, available exclusively at Trader Joe's Rating: 6 Non-Quantifiable Rating: Bad name: who rides on chariots AND drinks $5 bottles of wine? Mutually exclusive behavior, if you ask me. Ahh, Trader Joe...



Superbowl Ads Fumble on Feb 6, 2012 in TelevisionWhat: 2012 Superbowl Ads Rating: 2 Non-Quantifiable Rating: Like watching ... commercials ... I love football, but Giants vs. Patriots? Seriously? The only way I could have been less enthusiastic about this match-up is if it had been two teams both...



Quinoa Bites on Feb 3, 2012 in RecipeWhat: Quinoa Bites Rating: 9 Non-Quantifiable Rating: Shhhh! Don't tell anyone it's quinoa! I know, I know. Quinoa bites. It sounds about as appealing as gnawing on a fencepost. Stop judging, start eating. They're delicious, I promise. My meat-and-...



Awe and Blah: 118-Year-Old Cookbook Edition on Feb 1, 2012 in WordsThis is a long post, but it's worth a bit of time. If your boss complains about you spending time on my blog, tell him or her I that said, "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em." So by now you all know about my cookbook project. (Have you sent me yo...



Tiger Electric Rice Cooker on Jan 30, 2012 in FoodWhat: Tiger Brand Electric Rice Cooker Rating: 10 Non-Quantifiable Rating: "I love rice. Rice is great when you're really hungry and you want two thousand of something."  -- Mitch Hedberg I'm stingy with 10s. Really stingy. I was going to thro...



The Grandma Project Update on Jan 28, 2012 in WordsThe Grandma Project was just featured on MyTalk 107.1's Weekly Dish radio show. Thank you so much to Stephanie March (show co-host and Food & Dining Editor at Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine) for the shout-out. Click on the link to the left (in t...