I haven’t dyed Easter eggs since grade school. I remember Easter egg hunts with kids racing around like lunatics diving under bushes grabbing every egg they could get their hands on, while I was content to sit under a tree and watch. I suppose the fact that I loathe hard boiled eggs may have had something to do with it. I was more of a “plastic-egg-filled-with-candy” kind of kid. (more…)
Having completed my buddy Dan’s mighty Customac Pro, I decided to turn my attentions to my smaller but still wonderful Customac Mini and show it a little tender loving care in the form of a brand new hard-drive. The problem was that my little ersatz Mac did not accept my gift in the spirit in which it was offered. (more…)
Here’s one for the old-time South Jersey residents and armchair historians to hash over. This may or may not be John Capewell’s residence on Broadway in Westville, New Jersey. When I lived there, it was more densely packed than it was at the time this photograph was shot, but the house or type of house looks familiar.
I’ve seen braided bread recipes bouncing all over the internet lately, and I was itching to try my hand at it. I used my go-to recipe for white bread and since it’s spring – asparagus pesto, resulting in what I’ll call a “rustic” loaf of bread. The smell of this bread baking was amazing – it made me want to stay in the kitchen and never leave. Ever. Plus, it made the best toastI have ever…