Tag Archives: want-want-want

Grace-ful Star Wars Prequels

Despite his tendency to pick terrible scripts, I’m quite a Topher Grace fan. I’m even more so, now.  Someone leak this to the Internet now, damn it!  (Aside: These posters are of far better quality than the films they represent.) For those of you who don’t know, Topher Grace is a film geek. He loves […]

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Gorey Messages

I used to be a champion letter-writer back in the day (though in a quantity not quality sense), but never thought about “defacing” my envelopes with art.  Too Canadian, I guess.  I’m kicking myself for the lost opportunities, now. It’s no secret we’re big fans of Edward Gorey’s, mid-century illustrator of the macabre, whose work […]

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Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

The title (and the reader quoted below) does not lie.  These were incredible. “These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these are the cookies for you!” via Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe – […]

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Zucchini Brownies – Paleo Recipe

An old coworker is following the trendy diet du jour, Paleo. I’m not sure the Neanderthals had access to vanilla or almond butter, not to mention cake pans and preheated ovens, but my own primitive ears perked up at the sound of “brownies”, despite the incongruous inclusion of “zucchini” along with it.  Should my gardening […]

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Homemade Homes

These hand-built homes always inspire me. Shame I’m mechanically inept. (I’ve had a friend bar me from ever assembling Ikea furniture without his assistance.) He also said this about tools he used: “Main tools used: chainsaw, hammer and 1 inch chisel, little else really. Oh and by the way I am not a builder or […]

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Pides

Out for lunch with friends yesterday on the Danforth – one of multicultural Toronto’s most multicultural main drags.  We passed or stopped in at French pastry shops, Greek bakeries, Korean BBQs, and Ethiopian restaurants before our stomachs finally growled at us to pick a spot and eat.  Luckily, two of my friends recently travelled to […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Nutella Ice Cream

A super-simple, probably very yummy ice cream recipe. Sadly, I’ll have to shelve this one for a week in which I haven’t overdosed on cookies and chocolate, and I just don’t see one of those upcoming anytime soon. http://chocolateandzucchini.com/archives/2008/02/super_simple_nutella_ice_cream.php

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Zoku Pop

I’d never heard of this quick-freeze popsicle maker until a friend giddily announced his purchase. One glance at the website won me over: Despite having no free space in my freezer, I’m determined to buy one of these as well as the overpriced and unnecessary but totally squee-worthy “Character Kit”. http://www.zokuhome.com/pages/zoku-character-kit

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Recipe: Johnny Appleseed Bars

It’s a good thing I’m too worn out from my weekend to attempt these bars. I have a feeling the pan would be empty by midnight. http://www.joanne-eatswellwithothers.com/2011/09/recipe-maida-heatters-johnny-appleseed.html

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Zoku | Welcome

http://www.zokuhome.com/ Fact: This appears right next to breathing, sleep, and sex on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.

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