Archives for August 2013

Recipe: Simple Syrup

Filed Under: Recipes
Simple Syrup recipe

Even though I have a whole category dedicated to Food and Drink, I haven't posted a recipe for Simple Syrup (It's included in a lot of cocktail recipes so I'm a bit chagrined to have overlooked this.). Simple Syrup isn't just for drinks. It's used in all sorts of recipes and comes in handy for sweetening cold ...

Recipe: Homemade Pancakes From Homemade Instant Pancake Mix

Filed Under: Recipes
Homemade Instant Pancake Mix

Believe it or not, your pancakes won’t stick to your pan if the pan is hot enough. Promise. I made 12 of these bad boys Saturday and not a one stuck. I didn’t think it was possible either but I listened to the wise man who is Alton Brown and he didn’t let me down. Here’s ...

A Rant: You Say Theory. You Mean Hypothesis. Stop. It.

Filed Under: Gifs, Life

Ok, people. Let's clear something up. Ready? I'm gonna kindergarten it down for you. Hypothesis: When you have an idea which can be tested. Theory: A hypothesis you've tested and your peers have tested and your findings (and their's) have been replicated by you and your peers. Lots of times. Everything comes out groovy at the end. Law: When you, ...

Channeling the Ant: I Promise It’s Not What You’re Expecting

Filed Under: Mental Health

There's a double-edged sword thing when it comes to being diagnosed as "cyclothymic." On the one hand, I count my damn blessings I'm not Bipolar I or II; I cycle too quickly to meet the criteria for either. On the other hand/edge/whatever, I'm still left with murmurs of the aforementioned disorders and they still dick with my ...

The Post Where Marvin the Note, a.k.a., My Phone Decided To Publish a Post When It Shouldn’t Have. Asshole.

Filed Under: Life

Massive storm rolled through this morning and knocked out our intertubes. I suspect the kids are going to lose their tiny brains. I'm relegated to Marvin the Note and the urge to write ALL THE THINGS on my sites...which, of course, I can't. Guess behind internetless isn't SO bad since I need to finish this image for ...