I Analyze a Cereal-Box Game

Posted on May 4, 2021 by pauldelancey   Please look at the picture of the Alpha-Bits game. (Sorry, it’s a bit blurry. I have fired my camera man.) You draw from a deck of cards, containing each of […]

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Swedish Raspberry Cave Cookies and the Evolution of Life

Swedish Dessert SWEDISH RASPBERRY CAVE COOKIES(Hallongrottor) INGREDIENTS 1¼ cups butter, softened⅔ cup sugar2 teaspoons baking powder2 cups flour½ cup potato starch or corn starch2 teaspoons vanilla extract½ cup raspberry jam (or your choice of jam) […]

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Caramelized Banana Cake and Prison Reform

Cape Verdean Dessert CARAMELIZED BANANA CAKE INGREDIENTS 4 eggs½ cup butter, softened1½ cups sugar (1¼ cups more later)½ cup milk⅛ teaspoon salt2⅓ cups wheat flour or flour2 teaspoons baking powderno-stick spray4 ripe bananas⅓ cup water1¼ […]

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When Uranus Was Called George

Yes, from 1781 to 1851 the planet Uranus was really called George. It’s official title was Georgium Sidus, but no one said that. George was discovered by the amateur astronomer William Herschel. Way to go Herschel! […]

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Syrian Meatloaf and the Timeline of Everything

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Syrian Entree SYRIAN MEATLOAF(lahme bil sanieh) INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter, softened1 large onion2 pounds ground beef1 teaspoon Aleppo pepper or black pepper2½ teaspoons pomegranate syrup*1 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons vegetable oil3 Roma tomatoes * = Found […]

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Oman Chips Sandwich and Did You Find Everything?

Emirati Entree OMAN CHIPS SANDWICH INGREDIENTS 4 teaspoons cream cheese 1 sub roll, hot dog bun, or flat bread* 1 tablespoon chili sauce. 1 package Oman potato chips** 1 scrambled egg (optional) 1 cooked hot […]

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Return of the Bad Advice Column

Dear Readers, I feel a slight disruption in the force as if millions of people are crying out for bad advice. Why do we feel this need? Because we don’t follow good advice. We are […]

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