ScottÂ (Skippy), a plugin author and fellow WordPress-user, has included me on my first-ever memeÂ and it’s my pleasure to participate. Four jobs that Iâ€™ve had * Upholsterer * Every possibleÂ position at Bill Knapp’s restaurant * Wage-slave at Blockbuster Video * Actor Four movies I can watch…
Number of books I own: Wendy estimates that we own over 400 books, appoximately 1/2 of which are cookbooks or kitchen related.
Last book bought: THE SEASONING OF A CHEF
Last book read: Just finished HEAT by Bill Buford
Five books that mean a lot to me: CULINARY ARTISTRY by Andrew Dorenberg and Karen Page, KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL by Anthony Bourdain, THE LORD OF THE RINGS series by J.R.R. Tolkein, HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING by Mark Bittman, and LITTLE, BIG by John Crowley.
This is a difficult memeÂ since as a foodie, I tend to like almost everything, and I wouldn’t say that I hate any of these (dislike is a better word), but here goes in no particular order: Green peppers (especially raw) Red peppers (especially raw) Celery…
Ah, if only I were younger! I’m not sure if the spirit of this meme is to ask “what would I do if I could rollÂ back the clock?” or if it is addressing things I no longer feel I can do since I’m older… Interestingly,…
From this page comes this Tuesday’s question…Â What are my 10 favorite albums? As you will soon see,Â I was unable to select just 10 favorite albums. Each of the albums below are in the category of “nearly perfect album” in my mind. These recordings stand together as a cohesive whole, and while each album is comprised ofÂ amazing ‘parts’, are more than the sum of their parts.
In no particular order…
- So or Passion — Peter Gabriel
- Deep Blue or RaptureÂ — Peter Mulvey
- Fallen — Evanescence
- Films for Radio or Drunkard’s Prayer — Over the Rhine
- Shaking Off GravityÂ or One Thru Fourteen — Vance Gilbert
- Throwing Copper — Live
- The Seeds of Love or Songs from the Big Chair — Tears for Fears
- Crowded House or Woodface — Crowded House
- Strange Fire or Rites of Passage — Indigo Girls
- Oracle or Torched — Michael Hedges
From this page comes this Tuesday’s question…Â What are 10 things I hate doing? In no particular order… Cutting my toenails Cutting the grass Growing older Having to do something that I know will hurt someone — for example, starting a difficult conversation Getting dental work…