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Superbowl Hangover: I Can’t Believe I Ate the Whole Thing

Okay, I didn’t get that one right, exactly. Which proves that old saying that predictions are mostly wrong when they’re about the future.

That Superbowl was a good one!Maybe top three all-time. (I can “predict” that with confidence since sports talk radio everywhere says it was the best ever. They’re always wrong.)

We were well-supplied with snacking […]

Crunchy, Crazy Crick-Ettes

If you like your snacks crunchy, and you want to do something for the environment as well, here’s your chance! Lock your lips around some of these tasty morsels and munch to your heart’s content, knowing full well you’re doing something great for others by taking these little monsters off the farms and streets of […]

Before Thanksgiving: Appetizers for Football and Bribes

Thanksgiving‘s just around the corner, so to speak. Today’s the last day of the college football season for some teams, and that’s a more pressing issue for most of us. Almost no football left!

What to serve to the screaming hordes who are coming over to watch the game on your 112-inch flat-screen plasma TV? (You […]

Got Cancer? Fight Back With Jam and Jelly!

Finally, Some Really Good Food News!

The New Scotsman reported yesterday on some exciting research into cancer and food. Researchers at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich announced that pectin, an essential ingredient in most jams and jellies, is a powerful cancer fighter.

In particular, it produces fragments that attach to galectin-3, a protein […]

It’s a Bacon Celebration

A recent post on another Underground (which shall remain nameless) has referred to a bacon-wrapped hotdog (in a maple bar, no less) as Yet Another Sign of the Impending Apocalypse. Which got me to thinking; if this is the end of the world (and who says it isn’t?), then maybe we should celebrate the ever-popular, […]

A Visit to Old-Town Hyderabad, Part II

On the way to Charminar we passed through some arches, as shown above. These are the same age as the monument itself, and used to denote the beginning of the open space around the memorial. Now that space is filled (and I do mean filled ) with the sights, sounds, aromas and crowds of the […]

A Visit to Old-Town Hyderabad, Part I

Saturday was shopping day. A friend offered to chaperone me into the Old Town section of Hyderabad and show me the sights. He dropped by my hotel about noon with his driver in tow, and we were off.

I had heard many things about the great Hyderabadi monument, Charminar. I asked if we could see that, […]

Curry and Cheddar: A Great Snack Pairing

Indian food usually makes use of paneer, their “national cheese.” However, you may have difficulty finding paneer where you are.

Never fear! It turns out, curry and cheddar make a great pairing. Check this recipe out:

Curry Cheddar Bits

I make these for big parties, and I try lots of different curry-mayo variations. I haven’t found one yet […]