John Q. Public
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Aug 5
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About 20 years ago my mother gifted me a copy of the Moosewood Cookbook when I graduated from college and got my own apartment. She borrowed it back at some point and then had to replace it (for reasons I don’t recall). I don’t think I’ve ever made a bad recipe from it. I often use it as inspiration and find it’s easy Read more

Jul 20
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Welcome back! Looking forward to see how you may put your stamp on Gizmodo’s direction!

Jul 10
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Luxardo also makes a great addition to lemonade for an easy summer sipper. :-)

Jun 30
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I had one! 1989 Accord LXi 2-dr, 5 speed, with factory moon roof and the pop-up headlights (that both still popped up). I loved that car... drove it to 200,000 miles when the distributor cap cracked. At that point the car was 13 years old, I was gainfully employed and decided I could afford a new car (though all these Read more

Jun 6
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In you list of steps, should step 1 have the web address of where you can access the chatbot?

May 26
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I have several M42 lenses that I use with my digital Fuji via an adapter. There’s something really satisfying about nailing the focus with an old manual lens, and the equivalent lengths and focal stops would be cost-prohibitive in a modern, electronic lens. I have several old Russian and Japanese lenses (my favorites Read more

Apr 29
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Hear nothing? That’s the sloth-speed “whooshing” noise passing over your head... </sarcasm>

Apr 29
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We’re talking about sloths... it’s entirely possible that they were just too slow to get out of the way of the dirt that eventually covered them up...

Apr 25
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About 25 years ago I worked in local (non-chain) coffee shop. They (we?) took pride in roasting our own coffee, buying fresh cream, making our own whipped cream, etc. My manager and I walked in one day to see an employee using the whip cream bottle - the kind where you insert a nitrous charger in the top when making Read more

Apr 25
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Damnit Clare! I’ve been stuck at home for six weeks and you’re just now posting this? What happened to looking out for the little guy? We’re never going to get this time back... :-(

Apr 21
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I had a similar conversation with a friend one time and offered to show him the how delicious those bits of fond could be. Unfortunately, Denny’s wouldn’t let me in the kitchen and kicked me out of the restaurant. :(

Apr 20
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I love doing this. There’s a batch of raspberry-basil simple syrup in the fridge, which is an excellent addition to lemonade. It goes well with gin, vodka, etc. Read more