Search Results: simple
24 May 2015: Cooking with Lilac
Food: cocktails, lilac, Oleraceae · no comments
... of extracting and preserving lilac flavors: in alcohol, in simple syrup, in dry sugar, distilled into a hydrosol using a crude ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... a good base for champagne cocktails with a bit of herbal simple syrup. I've also changed day jobs recently - or rather, I quit my day ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... at 30x magnification.) So I infused some flowers into simple syrup for a soda, which was good - and I think much improved by the ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... you can eat these?! factor is irresistible. Canned lilac simple syrup - overall I'm satisfied with my liqueur but the simple syrup was better. Only question is, will the canning process destroy ...
29 Jan 2013: A Map of Washington’s Craft Distilleries
Food: bike rides, distilleries, liquor, maps · no comments
... state's many craft spirits producers. It was dirt simple to take the Liquor Control Board's license lists, plop them into a ...
30 Dec 2012: Cooking with Douglas Fir
Food: Pinaceae, Pseudotsuga menziesii · 3 comments
... gravy, incidentally, was a surprise hit. It started as a simple duck giblet gravy, with goose fat instead of butter for the roux. And ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... jam. (Also not shown) A bit of Douglas fir simple syrup with soda. I'm not sure if the PBJ is cheating on the "main ...
18 Oct 2011: Macerate ALL the things!
Aimless: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, dandelions, Gentianaceae, gin, Juglandaceae, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae, pineappleweed, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Simaroubaceae · 2 comments
... strain out the lilac within 24 hours, or just stick to a simple syrup. I never figured out a good cocktail for the lilac syrup but I ...
Food: edible flowers, flowers, infusions, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae · 2 comments
... simmered them with equal parts water and sugar to make a simple syrup. YOU GUYS. IT TASTES EXACTLY LIKE YOU EXPECT LILAC TO ...
26 May 2009: How Gay Marriage Causes Earthquakes
Politics, Whimsy: California ballot propositions, California politics, lgbt, Love waves, marriage · 38 comments
... preacher Pat Robertson - science has advanced beyond the simple "God does it" explanations most commonly proposed by nutcase ...
21 May 2009: Field Vehicle Amenities
Science: cars, field work · 10 comments
... that I want in a field vehicle. I was on a fairly simple reconnaissance mission, which involved driving around with a map and a ...
14 Mar 2009: Beer Meringue Pie
Food: beer, Cannabaceae, hops, meringue, pie, recipes · 6 comments
... forms stiff peaks. My meringue-making life became much simpler when I realized that the whisk attachment to our wimpy mixer will also ...
11 Mar 2009: Ternary Phase Diagram for Cracker-Crumb Crusts
Food: graham cracker crust, phase diagrams, pie, pie charts · 5 comments
... See, look at all this science: In addition to being simpler to prepare, the graham cracker crust is delicious over a much larger ...
9 Mar 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: blog carnivals, hydrology, resumes, sexual harassment, Wikipedia · 1 comment
... throng; I suspect it's not hard. And it is definitely dead simple to add articles to an existing category - I just did it for about a ...
19 Feb 2009: Earth Scientists on Stamps
Human Fuzzies, Science: darwin, milankovitch, philately, richter, science in pop culture, stamps · 13 comments
... you pick to put on stamps? To avoid making this too simple an exercise in listing off a bunch of awesome dead earth scientists, I'm ...
23 Jan 2009: Cookbooks with Science
Food, Science: book reviews, cookbooks, cooking, inverse methods, pie · 5 comments
... need to tell you about seismology. Seismologists set up simple computational models of the Earth in order to understand why seismograms ...
4 Jan 2009: 2009 Blogolutions
Meta: · 4 comments
... that potential employers are reading, I've been turning simple entries into elaborate theses: relevant, engaging, simultaneously broad ... are blog-sized, and which are not. NB: If you think it's a simple question, it is probably the subject of several intersecting subfields; ...
10 Oct 2008: What Donors Should Choose
Aimless: · 2 comments
... purple prose here, but I really do think that a simple bound notebook is one of the best educational values you can find ...
15 Jul 2008: Sizzle… fo’ Shizzle?
Aimless: · 1 comment
... or not you want to see this movie. So I'll just make it simple: You don't want to see this movie. Sizzle is a movie about the making ... about it, but no. I'm stuck banging my head against the simplest level of race/gender/etc. analysis available, because it is just that ...
24 Jun 2008: More on Mathphobia
Aimless: · 12 comments
... all that has passed before. Even though each point may be simple, once you fall behind it is hard to catch up. The result: mathematics ...
Aimless: · 7 comments
... could have triggered an eruption. But we found a much simpler explanation: Drilling mud. Boreholes - especially deep boreholes - are ...
Aimless: · 16 comments
... is yes and the long answer is sort of, but it's not as simple as you are probably imagining. Six hundred million years ago, the ...
16 Apr 2008: RIP Ed Lorenz
Aimless: · 4 comments
... prediction was so difficult, he discovered that even a simple set of equations can produce fundamentally unpredictable results (play ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... But within seconds she came to realize that these simple words represented a profound act of racial sedition. I had betrayed her ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... colleagues, who ask ...really? Why? as if they expect a simple answer. It also comes, inescapably, from my desire to tell myself nice ...
3 Mar 2007: Earthquake Folksonomy
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... earthquake directly on a seismogram, it would look like a simple spike or trapezoid. Two things conspire to make actual data much more ...
30 Jan 2007: What’s the Good News of Geology?
Politics, Science: fund my research or San Francisco gets it, lay science, philosophy of science · 16 comments
... As soon as I come up with something more interesting than simple admonishments, I'll write a good long screed, but for now, I'll just say ...
18 Jul 2006: One More Way in which Global Warming Can Kill You
Science: climate change, unlikely catastrophes, volcanoes · 16 comments
... talks about, though, are slightly different: rather than a simple outpouring of lava, these eruptions are initiated by a landslide. They ...
27 Jun 2006: Blissfully Unaware of my Peril
Human Fuzzies, Politics: evolutionary psychology, marriage, wedding-industrial complex · 8 comments
... knows that skipping a 4-tier cake-orgy in favor of a simpler cake is a cost-saver. What I need to know is stuff like "How ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... would appear together. Is the technology available/simple to do that? The technology is available to do something like that, but it's not simple, and it only works if you've got the right bloggery software. But ...
7 Mar 2006: Drawings of Scientists
Links, Science: kids drawings, science in pop culture · 5 comments
... Judy is wearing her white lab coat. She is a very simple person . . . simple clothes, simple house, simple personality." "Scientists live in their own world and ...
8 Nov 2005: Increasingly Tending to Non Sequiturs
Links, Politics, Whimsy: boobies, geomythology, grad school, memes, myth, patriarchy, rape, t-shirt slogans · 7 comments
... imprudence can be eliminated from the human race by the simple process of hectoring. Below the fold: I've been memed! The Blog ...
13 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 9-12
Personal: photoblog, Scandinavia, travelogue · no comments
... that stretches across the globe - but those were less simple times. Errors: http://greengabbro.net/images/vacation05/bryggen-1.jpg is ...
22 Jul 2005: Fisher’s Hornpipe
Human Fuzzies: folk music, have an mp3 · 1 comment
... Like many, it's both a tune and a dance; the dance is a simple contra dance (first couple down the outside, up, down the centre, up, ...
3 Jun 2005: Mr. Clean on the Path to Anti-Feminism
Politics: capitalism sucks, domesticity, empowerfulness, funny · 16 comments
Via Feministe comes news that Mr. Clean is adopting the language of feminism: This spring and summer, Mr. Clean MagicReach is empowering women across America to free themselves from the tiresome task of household cleaning with the plea to Take Back Your ...
16 May 2005: I Wish I Were Covered in Fuzzy Knobs
Links, Meta, Personal: anti-spam, cnidarians, hyperopia, myopia, vision · 4 comments
... region. [...] The explanation probably lies in another simple fact: jellyfish [...] are only interested in very vague things: Is it ...
9 May 2005: Deconstructing Teh Funnay
Politics: offensive humor, rhetorical tactics · 9 comments
... respect to Uncle's satisfying evisceration, it's trivially simple to rip such jokes apart and pull out the sexist stuffing, and much much ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... I was worried about having grown soft on a steady diet of simple tasks and 40-hour weeks and now I am reassured that I can still maintain ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... non-sexual responses misinterpreted. For some men, even a simple smile from a woman can mean sexual interest. We have to do much more to ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... a man who intends to rape you. The application of this simple test may result in some Lucille Ball style antics. A true lady never ...
31 Jan 2005: Romanesco
Human Fuzzies: broccoli, fractals · 3 comments
... The point is, this was obviously created by a fairly simple mutation in some broccoli floret regulator. So why haven't they tracked ...
18 Jan 2005: The Joys of Nasal Irrigation
Personal: bodily fluids, colds, home remedies, medicine · 11 comments
... astoundingly simple to convince oneself that one's bodily crevices are merely homes for ...
2 Dec 2004: Thanksgiving Food Review
Food, Personal: cranberry sauce, pie, recipes, thanksgiving · 4 comments
... kinds of recipes on the backs of things. The first is simple and perfect - there is an optimal sugar ratio, and the Ocean Spray bag ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... community mental health care is necessary both out of simple human compassion, and as a key to reducing homelessness and the welfare ...
26 Aug 2004: Broken Pipes and the Electoral College
Politics: · 4 comments
... something something. It's amazing how slowly something as simple as "there's no water" can move through one's consciousness - I kept ...
1 Aug 2004: Pimp Mah Blawg!
Meta: blogtinkery · 1 comment
... collapsing sidebar cookie gadgets. Install SimpleComments. All those goddamn templates: comments, comment preview, ...
2 Jul 2004: Fava vs. Corn
Human Fuzzies: corn, Iowa · 3 comments
The L.A. Times today this week: Oh, blah blah blah grills, blah blah blah fava beans! We found an adequate substitute for corn on the cob! - silly L.A. Times! I'm still deeply suspicious of people who put "corn on the cob" and "grilling" in the same paragr ...
13 Jun 2004: Sunday Review: Things That Are Red
Human Fuzzies: cola, gardening, graphic design, pop, reviews of stuff, Solanaceae, tomatoes · 2 comments
... red wagon is faced with a thorny problem: it is trivially simple to understand why red wagons are awesome. In these circumstances, ...
18 May 2004: Sorbets I’m Dreaming Of
Food: cooking, desserts, recipes, sorbet · 6 comments
... they're not at all built to handle. Sorbet is remarkably simple, once you've gotten past the whole "having an ice cream maker" issue, ... sorbet - bell peppers, that's what I was going for, but simple this ain't. Corn, green bean and zucchini sorbet recipes are not ...
2 May 2004: Nerds Save 5%
Personal: · 2 comments
... the thing. I deduced this myself, after running the very simple experiment of filling up the radiator and watching coolant drip onto the ...
10 Sep 2003: Epic Immuno-Suppressing Battles
Human Fuzzies: · 6 comments
... war, reduced to completely non-ironic pieces about life's simple pleasures. I was unable to classify several items: A scholarly ...
9 Jul 2003: The Difference Between Shit and the Internet
Whimsy: blogular wanking, feces, Internet overload, shit · 36 comments
... are unwarranted. The Internet is clearly not shit, as this simple comparison table shows. Shit The Internet Produced by an ...
12 Jun 2003: That Explains Everything
Links, Science: crackpots, lazy journalism, nanoscience · no comments
... commercial value of nanotech stems from the simple fact that the laws of physics don't apply at the molecular ...
27 Aug 2002: Go Away
Personal: · no comments
... I hate when people do that. What on earth is wrong with a simple, apologetic shrug? Especially when your workplace keeps wonky hours and ...
31 Jul 2002: Someone Wonders
Meta: · 1 comment
... religion is right for your complexion. 'Tis a gift to be simple. You are blessed with a complexion that can bear the harsh light of day. ... don't forget your SPF) Flaunt it. Be out. Be outside. Your simple, yet stunning, sense of style is best expressed along the Mennonite ...
6 Jul 2002: Red Pop Redux
Links, Meta: · 3 comments
... offers such useful icons as "girly item," "love life" and "simple." Now my head ...
20 May 2002: Someone’s At It Again
Meta: · 3 comments
... it's a bit hard to tell from those pictures, making me simple-minded, honest, and prone to temper tantrums. Whatever. I trust that ...
17 Apr 2002: surface learning
Teaching: · 8 comments
... know I'm smart, and I know the material seems simple to you - but this is the first time I've ever seen it. I need to decode ...
15 Apr 2002: Many Things
Aimless: · 5 comments
... numbers: one, two, and many. It makes my homework much simpler, though I don't know what I'd do if I were taking number theory - can ...
Meta: · 5 comments
... I know I said people have found my real name with a simple Google search... but it wasn't that simple. Give me some credit here. Although, come to think of it, search they ...
31 Mar 2002: Catching Up with Someone
Meta, Whimsy: · 8 comments
... code for everyone, limited workarounds for IE 5.x, and simple fixes for anyone who cares to tell me what's wrong, why it's wrong and ...
8 Mar 2002: I’ll Plan Your Summer
Human Fuzzies: · 7 comments
... not knowing that Sousa used time signatures beyond simple cut time. Knowing this, I would still have been happy had I never had to ...
7 Mar 2002: Try Optimism
Personal: · no comments
... and see: Some attention to your thoughts and a few simple exercises to change some thoughts can help prevent the emotional ...
4 Feb 2002: drool… bid… drool
Links: menstruation, religion, robots · 1 comment
... weekend I've diverted all my wit into simple declarative statements uttered at random or scrawled on the bathroom ...
23 Jan 2002: Pedagogy
Personal: · no comments
... was exactly that kind of wacko, and in the absence of this simple legal hurdle they let him come back on school property to instigate a ...
10 Jan 2002: the cat came back
Personal: culture shock, diary, repatriating · 1 comment
... myself that I can't buy it without jumping through a simple but irritating hoop. Furthermore, I lost a layer or two of bitterness ...
2 Nov 2001: ympywyrmynt
Personal: · no comments
... It's amazing how a simple, everyday act like buying a concert ticket can be transformed into ...
9 Sep 2001: verbal thinker
Personal: · no comments
... to talk myself through lines of algebra when really, a simple geometric argument would do the same job in less time, and at three in ...
20 Aug 2001: please, please
Human Fuzzies: Danish, language quirks, manners · no comments
... to point out that there are many facial expressions beyond simple smiles and frowns. Wandering around slackjawed and drooling, for ...
31 Jul 2001: nose-pennywhistle
Links: · no comments
This guy (no, not the columnist, silly) is my uncle. What they failed to mention is that not only does he play four or five musical instruments, he plays most of them with his nose. And here I've never even mastered the nose flute, let alone the nose-penny ...
24 Jul 2001: Dehydrated Agnostic
Personal: · no comments
... cute, and one of the other girls in my group... heh. Simple pleasures. Also, Kool-Aid. I passed by the Kool-Aid display in the ...