Category Archives: Music

Ice Cubes

This recipe is an oldie, but goody. It is one of the first things I ever learned to make. Ice Cubes Ingredients: 2 cups water (approximately) Directions: 1 Fill ice cube trays with cold water. 2. Place the water filled … Continue reading

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Sacher Torte Heart With Truffle Top. I ♥ The New Meursault Album.

Mmmmmmmm…..Meursault. I bought the new Meursault album, ‘Something For The Weakened’ a few weeks ago. It has not left my CD changer. It is on constant repeat on my iPod. It’s that good. Of course, you might remember this post … Continue reading

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Zebra Icebox Cake In A Jar. Sugar And Spice Nuts.

As you know, I saw Tim Noyes and Carbon Leaf in concert last night. Fantastic. Tim Noyes performed a solo set that was sheer magic. His smooth voice, soft guitar and mesmerizing lyrics made for an incredible show. I wish … Continue reading

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Okkervil River At The Nor’Easter. Sausage Stromboli. Avocado Salad.

So, I have this thing for Okkervil River. You knew that already? Yeah, I guess I’ve mentioned them once or twice here. Seriously, Okkervil River is so good in concert. Their set at the Nor’Easter last month was by far … Continue reading

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The Clever Music Of Trips And Falls. Cleverly Roasted Crab, Asparagus And Chicken Confit.

I’m always on the lookout for clever music. Something a bit different that makes you think a little while listening. Trips and Falls do clever extremely well. Simple and edgy. Erratic and a little tense. Lyrics that leave you wanting … Continue reading

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The Decemberists. Okkervil River. Graffiti Rainbow Layer Cake Baked With Love.

I am the luckiest person on the planet. I’m in Portland, Oregon, the hometown of my beloved Decemberists. And I have tickets to see them as they wrap up their tour with shows tonight and tomorrow. This will be my … Continue reading

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Happy Red Velvet Cake Balls. Really Sad Songs.

Greetings and Salutations! Time to balance some happy baking with some sad music. Apron and tissues optional. You might remember that I posted about Cake Pops before. I included some photos and instructions on making cake balls in that Cake … Continue reading

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Introducing The Amends. And Some Midwestern Comfort Food.

If you haven’t heard of The Amends yet, I’m sure that will change. This new quartet out of Boulder, Colorado are flat out catchy fun. Punk meets pop. A touch of prog. Indie rock? Yes. Possibly. More like traditional rock … Continue reading

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17 Pygmies. Chameleon.

Shortly after I published my 17 Pygmies Flourless Chocolate Cake post, a friend sent me a message reminding me that we knew an amazing song by them back in our college days. That song is Chameleon and yes, you can … Continue reading

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