Search Results: taste
10 Feb 2002: Tastes Like Noodles
Personal: · no comments
Some days, you wake up, and it doesn't feel at all like three in the afternoon. Most of those days, that's because it's actually well before lunch, but today was a genuine three o'clock. Ooops. ----- ...
5 Dec 2015: Belated Brew Log: Massive Cider Edition
Food: apples, brewing, cider, crab apples, pears, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... about how much oxygen got in there during the fiasco. Taste is tolerable but not promising. The herbed batch is better, but also not ... the weird little tree by the bike trail that looks and tastes like it might be a piece of rootstock triumphing over human ... a final gallon. Initial pH was 3.4 and the juice did not taste like anything you'd want to drink - very promising indeed. OG: ...
11 Jul 2015: Azalea Galls: Food or Death?
Food: · no comments
... of people eating these things in the eastern US. The taste is described as follows: a bit like mild watermelon close to the rind a bit sour tasting they don't have a taste that you can acquire pleasantly sour (at least to the early ...
17 May 2015: Yarrow Pale Ale II
Food: Asteraceae, blackberries, brewing, Ericaceae, Indian plum, labrador tea, mugwort, osoberries, Rosaceae, sour beer, yarrow · 1 comment
... qt. starter Northwest Ale OG: 1.048 @ 78ºF. Wort tastes pretty balanced as-is, a little sweet, herbal. Other booze ... was bit worried about the effect of the heat wave, but the taste was a really good kind of sour, so it's probably okay. Gravity 1.01 @ ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... peachy-pink color, hazy (I only racked it once), and the taste is thin and sour. Here's hoping it's drinkable in 6 months. This was ...
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... the brew. I skimmed off the mold, and what was underneath tasted good, if syrupy, so I racked it to a growler. Gravity 1.092. Maybe next ... is that I end up with osoberry vinegar. The wine tastes great though. It has the kinds of fruity flavors you expect out of a ...
Food: cheatgrass, fescue, grains, Poaceae · 2 comments
... It probably wouldn't've hurt to use even more. The grain tastes good, in a vague cereal flavor sort of way, but the remaining hulls give ...
25 May 2014: Mugwort mochi
Food: Asteraceae, Fabaceae, mugwort, red bean paste · 1 comment
... at mochi-folding not shown). The mugwort and red bean taste good together. I have a lot of red bean paste left so I'll probably try ...
11 May 2014: Yarrow Pale Ale
Food: Asteraceae, beer, brewing, dandelions, Fabaceae, gruit, licorice root, lilac, mugwort, Oleaceae, yarrow · no comments
... Thames Valley ale yeast (Wyeast 1275) OG: 1.054. Wort tastes sweet but balanced. In other brewing updates: I forgot to blog about ... and never racked to secondary. The final beer is good but tastes... messy, I guess, where you expect a lager to be clean. And very ...
10 May 2014: Desert Parsley
Food: Apiaceae, desert-parsley, Lomatiums, wild herbs · no comments
... plant in the kitchen. The fresh leaves at this stage taste a bit like a celery-flavored cough drop - there's that carrot family ... suspects common to many plant families. Anyway, from the taste it's quite obvious why people use it for respiratory ailments. I took ...
27 Oct 2013: Dandelion Bitter Brown Ale
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, Cannabaceae, dandelions, Food, yarrow · 2 comments
... saying much, since I prefer sweeter beer styles - but it tastes very close to balanced to me while all of the sugars are still in there, ... dandelion stash. But if it turns out too bitter for my tastes I have a lot of hophead friends who like that sort of thing. Assuming of ...
Food: Desmarestiaceae, Hypocreaceae, Ostreidae, oxalic acid, Oxalidaceae, Polygonaceae, Psammobiidae, seaweed, sheep sorrel · 4 comments
... add a few drizzles of rosé vinegar when the water doesn't taste acidic enough Makes way more than you need for 3 dozen oysters. What ...
24 Aug 2013: Cornel Vanilla Cream Pie
Food: Cornaceae, cornels, pie · no comments
... food mill, and added as much sugar as it took to make them taste right. I think I might've been a little early with these - even after ...
27 Jul 2013: Fennel Pollen Collector
Food: Adoxaceae, Apiaceae, blackberries, borage, Boraginaceae, broth, dehydrating, Ericaceae, fennel, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, liqueurs, pollen, Rosaceae, salal, thimbleberries · 1 comment
... tuna salad is super great. Borage is commonly said to taste like cucumber, and I'm learning to be wary of that particular comparison, because there are a lot of things that taste sort of like cucumber in very different ways. I think borage tastes more ...
15 Jul 2013: Yarrow-weizen
Food: allspice, Asteraceae, brewing, Cupressaceae, dandelions, Food, gruit, juniper, Myrtaceae, yarrow · no comments
... "too much". Since I personally like it when my beer tastes like hippies, I decided that a person who used 2 oz. leaves and 2.5 oz. ... my collection of dandelion roots. The final wort didn't taste any more ridiculously sweet than wort usually tastes, so I'm hopeful that ...
2 Jul 2013: Red Elderberry Juice
Food: Adoxaceae, kale, red elderberries, toxicity · 2 comments
... mill didn't catch (the seeds are poisonous). The juice tasted pretty gross by itself, so I left it in the fridge for a week before I ... that's been plaguing me in my vodka infusions - I could taste some bitterness but it wasn't sulfurous. So I guess if you use the ...
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... oregano, fennel seeds, sage, salt, etc. to taste Brown the meat on medium-high heat on the stovetop, then sautee the ... a cup or two of osoberry sauce, some stock, and spices to taste in a dutch oven or oven-safe casserole dish, or now that I think about it ...
20 Jun 2013: The Not-So-Many Uses of Dehydrated Knotweed
Food: infusions, knotweed, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, resveratrol · 2 comments
... the dehydrated knotweed was to toss it into oatmeal. The taste was fine, and I could tell that the bulk of the knotweed had ... dried knotweed and it was completely awful - it primarily tasted of over-macerated vegetable matter. I am really going to have to figure ...
14 May 2013: Pickled Broom Buds
Food: Fabaceae, pickles · no comments
... bagels! The pickled buds were pleasantly toothsome and tasted mostly of pickle-brine with an undertone of pea. They just weren't quite ...
30 Apr 2013: Cleavers Cordial
Food, Human Fuzzies: cleavers, Rubiaceae · 5 comments
... add the juice and zest from a couple of lemons, sweeten to taste. Drink 50/50 with club soda. Mine also had a bit of chickweed in it as ... Those who did try it, liked it; as one friend said, "It tastes like green plants only it also tastes good". Another friend offered ...
7 Apr 2013: How I Don’t Eat Dandelions
Food: Asteraceae, bitters, coffee substitutes, dandelions, Food, infusions · 10 comments
... have used mind-altering substances to fuck up your brain's taste/reward associations and you're crazy from caffeine withdrawal". But ...
2 Apr 2013: Dandelion Mead
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, dandelions, Food, honey, mead, metheglin, natural dyes, Onagraceae · 3 comments
... degrees. I've scraped out the honey jar with a spoon; it tastes close to how the dandelions smell, sweet buttery-summer. I'd worry about ... now 74 degrees, time to pitch. Original gravity: 1.092. Taste: Sickly sweet, buttery; no trace of over-macerated veg. Good night, ...
31 Mar 2013: Chutney: the Japanese Knotweed Killer App
Food: knotweed, Polygonaceae · 2 comments
... and forgiving range of spice combinations that will taste delicious as knotweed chutney. I cribbed the general concept from some ... a cup of vinegar, a cup of sugar. Cook down. It'll taste like the spice mix more than anything else, but the fruity oxalic tang of ...
16 Mar 2013: Horsetail shoots
Food: Equisetaceae · 2 comments
... shoots taste mild and pleasant. Various of my compatriots likened the flavor ...
24 Feb 2013: Sunday Salad Report
Food, Personal: Apiaceae, Araliaceae, Asteraceae, basketry, Brassicaceae, Caryophyllaceae, diary, Lamiaceae, salad · 1 comment
... chickweed, a bit of fennel. I have always liked the taste of bittercress, but never used it as a salad green until I learned that ...
30 Dec 2012: Cooking with Douglas Fir
Food: Pinaceae, Pseudotsuga menziesii · 3 comments
... nibble in small quantities, and many make good herbs. Some taste more lemony-fresh, some taste more resinous, some are less delicious than others; the best way to find ...
19 Jul 2012: Coconut milk jam
Food: Arecaceae, jam, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... broken sauce. Mix the coconut/lime with raspberries to taste, and proceed with jam-making according to a sugar-free recipe for ...
17 Jun 2012: Pineappleweed/Chamomile Liqueur
Food: Asteraceae, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, liqueurs, pineappleweed · 8 comments
... Lemon balm pesto pizza with fresh tomato and zucchini. Tasted like summer. There's enough pesto left over to slather on a piece of ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... improve the flavor! It's still a bit salty but it doesn't taste angry anymore. Or else this is just proof that everything tastes better if you eat it from a small rectangular dish. 1 1/2 oz. ...
29 Apr 2012: Pickled Japanese Knotweed
Food: bread, knotweed, pickles, Polygonaceae · 2 comments
... unpleasant component of the flavor other than to say it tastes like the salt is mad at me. I'm going to cross my fingers and hope it ...
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
... for 4 months has not made the magic happen with this. It tastes okay if you combine it with a little bit of sparkling water - a nice ... out of American craft distilleries). It's a matter of taste - my stalwart tasting assistants think it is oddly bitter, and too sweet, ...
18 Jul 2011: This Year’s Nocino Recipe
Food: infusions, Juglandaceae, liqueurs · no comments
... batches were so much amazingly better than the initial taste I had in January (and the subsequent tastes I had in February, March, and April...) that I'm not even gonna open ...
17 Jul 2011: Winnowing Money Plant Seeds
Food: Brassicaceae, foraging, seeds · 1 comment
... pungency when fresh; after drying they taste bitter. If I hadn't read about how making conventional mustard involves ...
Food: Amaryllidaceae, black locust, Brassicaceae, chives, edible flowers, Fabaceae, flowers, recipes, salad, soup · 6 comments
... oil, mint, and sugar and left them overnight. The results taste good but the texture is all wrong - the flowers are too small to sink ...
Food: edible flowers, flowers, infusions, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae · 2 comments
... yard has three lilac bushes, and a quick taste test when they started blooming proved that two of them are yucky and ... water and sugar to make a simple syrup. YOU GUYS. IT TASTES EXACTLY LIKE YOU EXPECT LILAC TO TASTE. After my initial batch of syrup I still had enough blossoms left to ...
Food: blackberries, meringue, pie, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
I don't have a lemon tree in the backyard, and springtime has only just reached the frigid northlands, but I do have a bit of Seattle summer tucked away in the back of my freezer. Pick some slightly underripe blackberries for this one, so it's as tart a ...
Food: beer, lamb, pie, recipes · 6 comments
... onion butts. ~1/2 pint Guinness Salt, pepper, and MSG to taste 1 cup white flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 8 tbps (1 stick) ...
8 Mar 2009: Kiwi Lime Pie (with Bonus Cocktail)
Food: Actinidiaceae, cocktails, kiwi, pie, recipes, Rutaceae · 13 comments
... lime juice, and 1 tsp of rum extract (or 1 Tbsp rum). Taste - add more rum if necessary. When you think you have enough rum, add ...
29 Sep 2008: Cucumber-Fennel Soup
Food: Apiaceae, cooking, cucumbers, Cucurbitaceae, fennel, recipes, soup · 3 comments
... more of the flavor. Add salt, pepper, and MSG to taste. Garnish the soup with a sprig of fennel. Cucumber soup is ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... showcase of the feminist blogosphere! Here's just a taste of what's inside: Owning privilege is not about feeling ashamed, it is ...
21 Aug 2008: The Metamorphic Petrology of Ice Cream
Aimless: · 12 comments
... from sitting next to fish fillets that make old ice cream taste bad - or it's not just freezer burn and fish, anyway. Our perception of taste is closely linked to texture and mouthfeel, and those giant ice crystals ...
3 Apr 2008: Mud Volcano Tofu
Aimless: · 7 comments
... mud volcano for yonks. However, methane is odorless and tasteless, and probably exsolved from the fluid before it has time to do ... normal tofu with sea salt. I'm not enough of a foodie to taste the difference between sea salt and plain ol' iodized NaCl, but I do know ...
18 Jan 2008: Fred Meyer French Onion with Bacon Vegetable Dip
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: iTunes iChing, reviews of stuff, vegetable dip · 4 comments
... in many years... and then I tried this vegetable dip. It tastes exactly like the floor of a hardware store smells. Sometimes I just ...
17 Dec 2007: Aaand, the rest of AGU
Science: american geophysical union, underwear · 7 comments
... have 13 hours to order if you want it by Christmas. If tasteless geology pun underwear turns out to be an actual niche market, I'll ...
29 Jul 2007: Understanding Everyday Symbolism
Politics: hate crimes, racism · 6 comments
... campus restroom, they are most likely expressing their distaste for: Dan Brown's schlocky writing style An ethnic group commonly ... the same toilet, they are most likely expressing their distaste for: The Five Pillars of Islam (OMG flying all the way to Mecca ...
4 Sep 2006: Household Goodness
Personal: domesticity, gardening, photoblog · 2 comments
... I made one of these. It turned out a little narrow for my taste, but at least it was quick, so it won't be hard to make another one out ...
2 Jun 2006: Friday Review of Stuff
Human Fuzzies: mac'n'cheez, pop, wordpress themes · 3 comments
... turns from white to orange as you stir it in) but didn't taste like Science or like cheese, or like much of anything, really. ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... but absent some serious personal capital as an arbiter of taste/intellectual merit, that model doesn't work. Finally, not all blogs ...
19 Dec 2005: Happy Whatever
Politics: atheism, Christmas, holidays, religion, secularism, thanksgiving · 6 comments
... Festival of Light and Candy, which by any other name would taste as chocolatey. That my Twinkletree is secular doesn't mean you have to ...
23 Sep 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests · 5 comments
... - [now there's an oracle I haven't tried... -y] sniff and taste a product plywood ...
5 Apr 2005: Only Terrorists Go to Canada
Politics: fascist police states, Homeland Stupidity, passports · 17 comments
... past even my elevated barriers of cynicism and growing distaste for the word "Orwellian": Preventing us from re-entering the country ...
2 Dec 2004: Thanksgiving Food Review
Food, Personal: cranberry sauce, pie, recipes, thanksgiving · 4 comments
... yams were overdone and mushy. The apricot brandy taste was too strong. With a little more attention to chemistry, it would ... Unlike most lemon meringue pies, this one actually tasted like lemons. Not only did it taste like lemons, the Meyer-ness of them ...
14 Nov 2004: Two-Buck Chuck Will Rise Again
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, wine · 9 comments
... good sense in your heads and realize that $1.20 wine will taste like, well, $1.20 wine. Nevertheless, I do not happen to be involved in ...
1 Nov 2004: The Problem of Mushrooms
Food: Agaricaceae, cooking, Cucurbitaceae, mushrooms, pumpkin, soup · 4 comments
... quick sale" cart) results in a sludgy dark gray color. The taste is fine but I want my food to be pretty, too - any ...
17 Aug 2004: The Goth Old Party?
Politics: · 1 comment
... discussion forum for right-wing goths. It's two obnoxious tastes that taste, when combined, kinda like a bunch of young conservatives learning to ...
Politics: · no comments
... astrology! I've been thinking up spectacularly vapid and tasteless ways to remedy the situation. If they're still funny after a good ...
13 Jun 2004: Sunday Review: Things That Are Red
Human Fuzzies: cola, gardening, graphic design, pop, reviews of stuff, Solanaceae, tomatoes · 2 comments
... chemical afterburn than Diet. It's not the sort of cola taste I would associate with infinite manliness. But the package design assures ...
23 Apr 2004: Lazy RSS Roundup
Links: dreams · no comments
... comments on transitional spaces which would probably taste great together on a more thinkier day: joseph on Los Angeles (scroll ...
25 Mar 2004: Pasadena: My Neighbors Have Nice Flowers
Human Fuzzies: intellectual elitism, Pasadena, urban planning, urban sprawl · 1 comment
... herbs. You can't defend a city against a charge of distasteful urban experience by playing up a tiny handful of cultural attractions. ...
26 Jan 2004: I Don’t Like!
Links: · 3 comments
... music filters to work - for every person who shares my tastes in music, there are 10,000 Enya-grubbing New Agers who've accidentally ...
25 Jan 2004: Sweet Potato Soup
Food: Convolvulaceae, mushrooms, recipes, soup, sweet potatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... or broth powder mixed in the water) 3/4 tsp. salt or to taste 1/8 tsp. pepper 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. mild curry ... or rice beverage dash of cayenne pepper (only if your taste buds are broken) 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. chopped chives In a ...
30 Nov 2003: Umami = Love
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... the lack of turducken. MSG is a superlatively delicious taste enhancement, but in comparing deep-fried MSG turkeys and oven-roasted ...
17 Jul 2003: Foam Cardboard Dogs
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... the freezer before I put them in the oven. Their insides taste like burnt motor oil and have the texture of a dense acoustic foam. Their ... left to some freeze-thaw cycles and a drought - but it tastes like ...
4 Jun 2003: Exploded Your Mom’s Cambrian Energy Drinks
Personal, Science: · 4 comments
... going to finish this paper on time. All the energy drinks taste the same to me now. I am one large, sessile energy drink filter feeder, ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... its dull package design and stale scratch'n'sniff sticker taste. The product comes in little envelopes full of powder, which you have to ... can't go wrong with salt water. It doesn't change the taste of your mouth (except to make it saltier) and it's okay to swallow. You ...
5 Oct 2002: Old Comments
Meta: · no comments
... at work, but it was filtered, due to falling under the "tasteless" category. it's immediately going into my home bookmark. That's ... though, I'm surprised what some people will consider tasteless and offensive. I'm even more surprised that corporate filters don't ...
12 Sep 2002: Eating Glop
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... vegetables that were on sale or going bad seasonings to taste - the obvious choice would be chili powder, but I'm a big chili wuss so I ...
9 Jun 2002: Geophysics vs. the Universe
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... ring pop, a few pills, and water. So when I burp, it tastes like a Thai iced tea. My stomach is brilliant. Re: geology vs. ...
5 Jun 2002: Like A Virgin
Meta: blogular wanking, fan mail, guest posts · 3 comments
... I believe I'm more of a liquid-form medication: sure, I taste a bit funny, but I'm handy to have around and I come in such fascinating ...
6 May 2002: Holland Ain’t Kansas
Politics: Europe, obituaries · no comments
... makes this a very good candidate for a limerick in poor taste. Did Pim have a partner? I'm reminded of a recent election in Missouri - ...
4 May 2002: Someone Has Me Figured Out
Meta: · no comments
Yes, Virginia, the way to make me blog a link is to send it to me as an anonymous comment. I am almost inclined to put my editorial foot down on something, but most of the anonymous comment links are damned entertaining. http://www.scottmccloud.com/comics ...
27 Apr 2002: Ho Hum
Personal: birthdays · no comments
... mp3 spy-server, so you can enjoy my sophisticated musical tastes while I'm in my room, and scrape the bottom of the "bad Danish rap, ...
22 Apr 2002: Magickal Transmutations
Human Fuzzies, Personal: bruises, capitalism sucks, post-apocalyptic aesthetic sensibilities · 2 comments
... of what I can't have. To put it another way, I have cheap tastes. My therapist thinks this is because I grew up without much excess money ...
11 Apr 2002: Rampaging Hordes of Someones
Meta: · no comments
... gum on top. Disgusting. Yes, but what a great tasteless gag gift! Gummy diapers are almost certainly nicer than those little ...
7 Apr 2002: Review Time!
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, writing · 5 comments
... does venture out on her own, she's a bit rambling for our tastes and could really use a few more paragraph breaks, but otherwise writes ...
3 Apr 2002: Someone’s Hungry
Meta: · 1 comment
Consumer research from the void: If you think it's butter, but it's not., it's...? Advertising would have you believe that anything you think is butter that isn't must be some kind of margarine-esque butter substitute. Reflecting upon my actual experienc ...
2 Dec 2001: Jar O’ Fish
Human Fuzzies, Personal: Danish food, herring · no comments
... veils of mystery surrounding the holiest of holy horrible tastes which can only be appreciated after a long and arduous initiation, but ... licorice. I also tested the hypothesis that akvavit tastes better after you've already had significant quantities of it. It's not ...
11 Nov 2001: s-tog til hundige
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... at least once. Anyway, since I've got such an unpopular taste in music I've begun to pay attention to all the other people going to ...
14 Oct 2001: yet another pub
Personal: · no comments
... The jam was a bit light on proper dance sets for my taste, but this is probably a case of beggars being choosers. Score one for ...
12 Oct 2001: Back in Copenhagen
Human Fuzzies: sandwiches, Scandinavia, smørrebrød · no comments
... mix your meats. Pickled fish hogs most of the available taste in a sandwich, and should not be accompanied by very many things at all ...
9 Oct 2001: Going Swimming
Personal: · 1 comment
... short on saunas - excuses, excuses. I was startled by the taste of salt in my mouth, and the slight osmotic pull on my gums. Tip for the ...
7 Sep 2001: smoke-clogged lung
Personal: cbcbc, drinking, life · 1 comment
... could have come from Ikea, if Ikea had completely awful taste in garish plaid upholstering. I have my own bathroom, which is tiny, and ...
31 Aug 2001: bandwagon meme
Whimsy: · no comments
... that I need more regular exercise. Meh. three things I taste Garlic, left over from the spaghetti sauce, or perhaps from something ... Yes, it's gross, but I'm fighting off a cold. That stale taste that oozes out from the corners of your mouth when you haven't spoken or ...