2 bay leaves / 1/2 tsp paprika / tsp mustard seed / 1/2 tsp black pepper / 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper / 8 cloves sliced garlic / olive oil / 1/8 tsp salt / 1/2 tsp celery seed / thyme? / 1 FF (2 cu) brown lentils
Yesterday afternoon, I made a snack of sharp white cheddar, a couple tablespoons of whole green peppercorns, and shots of soy sauce, consumed sequentially in a sort of gastronomic round-robin elimination tournament.
Note to self: add "only the green parts of green peppercorns" to the list of decadent foods, a vegetal corollary to "small parts of big animals."
Alyssa and I have been "together" for nine years. We discovered our mutual interests in Indian food during the first few months.
Sunday, August 15th, 2010: I finally make a dal that we both like.
Now I can make dal for both of us for dinner.
I am super excited by this.
How about we get rid of voting altogether and decide each ballot issue by direct donation of dollars to the governing body for.
(Admittedly, that's just snide.)
Representative government depresses me. Autarchies may not be in vogue, but they do a better job of achieving their ideals than many other forms.