The essential pleasure

Recipes and thoughts on food and eating

Guy Fawkes Day, 2019

Guy Fawkes Day November 5, 2019 In the late afternoon the shadows of trees and plants are projected onto the adobe walls where I live. Is the shape of a thing is clearer when all detail is removed?

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Chipot-loaf

CHIPOT-LOAF A savory breakfast sort-of loaf without flour: 9-inch glass pie plate, assorted bowls and implements 1 cup roasted tender Hannah yamone-quarter onion diced fine3 T avocado oil2 eggs1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cup almond meal1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon...

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The All American Shootout

New rule for Lone Gunmen Terrorists: they are not allowed to wear bulletproof vests. It's just not sporting. The Good Samaritans deserve a fair shot. And yes, "Good Samaritan" is the expression used to describe the neighbor who got his gun and went after the Texas...

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Civic virtues, 1

Civic virtue 1: know the opposition. Know their positions, know what motivates them, know what is underneath the lies (because yes all politicians lie), know what gets under their skin, and above all, never underestimate them. When I can stand it, I visit FoxNews...

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Cowards and liars

It is kind of a relief after all these years feeling ashamed at how cowardly and spineless the Dems were, to find out that part of that cowardly outward appearance was in fact that mainstream Dems supported right wing economic policies. It hadn't occurred to me. And...

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Guy Fawkes Day, 2019

Guy Fawkes Day November 5, 2019 In the late afternoon the shadows of trees and plants are projected onto the adobe walls where I live. Is the shape of a thing is clearer when all detail is removed?

read more

Chipot-loaf

CHIPOT-LOAF A savory breakfast sort-of loaf without flour: 9-inch glass pie plate, assorted bowls and implements 1 cup roasted tender Hannah yamone-quarter onion diced fine3 T avocado oil2 eggs1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cup almond meal1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon...

read more

The All American Shootout

New rule for Lone Gunmen Terrorists: they are not allowed to wear bulletproof vests. It's just not sporting. The Good Samaritans deserve a fair shot. And yes, "Good Samaritan" is the expression used to describe the neighbor who got his gun and went after the Texas...

read more

Civic virtues, 1

Civic virtue 1: know the opposition. Know their positions, know what motivates them, know what is underneath the lies (because yes all politicians lie), know what gets under their skin, and above all, never underestimate them. When I can stand it, I visit FoxNews...

read more

Cowards and liars

It is kind of a relief after all these years feeling ashamed at how cowardly and spineless the Dems were, to find out that part of that cowardly outward appearance was in fact that mainstream Dems supported right wing economic policies. It hadn't occurred to me. And...

read more