Who’s Blathering?Yes, my legal name is Mary Sue. My family has lived on the same piece of land in the Napa Valley (California) for five generations. So, of course, I fled for Portland, Oregon as soon as I could. I like eating. I like drinking. I really like being me.
- This blog is in hibernation.
- The Lord is risen, indeed!
- Portland Smoothie
- Football as a Metaphor for Work Ethics in the Americas
- Open letter to Barb Anderson from Champlin, MN
- My rage keeps me warm
- What Girl Scout Cookies Mean To Me
- I made a pretty!
- Mesoamerican Archaeology Lesson
- Chag sameach Chanukkah!
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Inspired by a question over at Slashfood, I’m going to tell you the story of the first thing I ever cooked. Oh, the first thing I ever baked was probably a cookie of some sort, out of my mother’s 1970s … Continue reading
Yes, that is a toilet paper cozy designed to look like a sushi roll. I haven’t made it. Yet.
And every so often, I’ll like, post pictures of like, food I’ve made and stuff. Beneath the cut: Pizza! Beef Stew with Polenta! PRETZELS!
Once again securing my title as the Worst Food Blogger Ever, I realised that I only started taking photos once I’d started in on the wine, so most of the pics are of things like my housemate’s butts.
How much do I hate food? I’m eating my breakfast croissant with my eyes closed, that’s how much I hate food. (There’s a half-hour lag between the previous sentence and this one, due to the fact that my Pixie Dust … Continue reading
It’ll be my first turkey cooked by myself. I’m freaking out. The Housemates are giving me votes of confidence, which mollifies it somewhat. And of course, I’m thinking, traditional stuffing, basting with butter… Just like grandma used to do. I … Continue reading
Seriously. You have to explain yourself and he winds up giggling and making you say ‘macerate’ over and over to other people. I just wanted some sweetened blackberries for my Greek yogurt, damnit! Anyway, HI! Feliz Dias de los Muertos! … Continue reading
Fred Meyers has buffalo meat. My mind is blown. Buffalo Chili Feeds 4 1 lb. buffalo stew meat 3 T olive oil 1 can tomato paste 1 can diced tomatoes, drained 1 can garbanzo beans, drained 1 can kidney beans, … Continue reading
Decided I wanted pancakes. Decided I have a digital camera and some time to kill. Decided to share my super-cool pancake flipping technique with you. Update 9-12: Bloody hell, just go to the stupid webpage.