Thanksgiving 2008: Big ass turkey

It’s time for the Thanksgiving menu, and not a moment too soon. I managed to get to Wilson Farms today in the nick of time to pick up my turkey, came home early, and boiled my customary Alton Brown brine (1 gallon vegetable broth, a cup of salt, a half-cup mixed brown and white sugar […]

Grab bag: Pre-Thanksgiving light blogging

BlackBerry Storm Downgraded to a Depression (NYTimes.com) Oh, there’s no end to the possible puns. My favorite is at the end: “Storm isn’t such a bad name for this phone. It’s dark, sodden, and unpredictable.” (tags: iphone blackberry schadenfreude) The Criterion Collection The Criterion Collection folks are now doing online streaming. And their commenting features […]