Archive for the 'General' Category

The Geeky Gourmet moves to Paris

August 6th, 2007

It’s been quite a few months since posts appeared here on The Geeky Gourmet with anything approaching regularity. Since blog freshness is often measured in hours or days, not quarters, that means this site has been as good as dead—or at least, let’s say, in a state of suspended animation. I feel badly about that. […]

Three-Tiered Oven Rack

November 17th, 2006

When cooking for a crowd—especially if the meal involves lots of different baked dishes, as it typically does at Thanksgiving—those of use with just one oven often run into a problem. There’s just not enough space in there for a turkey, an extra casserole of stuffing, some candied sweet potatoes, and perhaps that pie you […]

37 Foods by Subscription

October 30th, 2006

Over on SenseList today, I posted a list of 70 different things you can get in the mail every month with a subscription. More than half of these are foods. I’ve personally been a member of a fruit-of-the-month club and a chocolate-of-the-month club, and for a while we subscribed to the Illy a Casa program […]

Celebrating the staff of life

October 15th, 2006

Bake it or buy it, but blog about it. Monday Oct. 16 has been declared World Bread Day by the International Union of Bakers and Bakers-Confectioners. The idea here is to appreciate this “universal product, found in every civilisation.” Over at the kochtopf blog they’re urging people to photograph and blog about their favorite bread […]

Introducing The Geeky Gourmet

September 8th, 2006

I’ve always had a bit of a hard time figuring out what my occupation is, even when I had a conventional full-time job. For the past 15 years or so, I’ve worked with technology in various capacities—computer graphic artist, tech support drone, product manager, project manager, consultant, writer, and editor. The common thread seems to […]