Archive for January 2nd, 2009

I hate cookies!

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Here’s the fun first step to today’s cooking adventure: making baba ganoush—that is, charring an eggplant right on the burner….

Well, that’s not entirely true, but it makes a good headline!

Cookies that come out of the oven—I like them! (Maybe too much!)

Cookies that result from internet activity—hmm. I delete them frequently.

And just the other day I discovered that there is another kind of cookie that Macromedia hides in its own folder. This explains why I even after I deleted my cookies—the ones that I knew about—a web site would “recognize” me. I now have another set of cookies to deliberately delete, in order to maintain a bit more control over my online persona/profile…. (And, no, I don’t think I’m overly paranoid about this….)

Way back in July 2007, I mentioned another cookie control mechanism—installing a DoubleClick opt-out cookie.

Dining right

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We did it right yesterday. Black-eyed peas and rice with a side of collards.

Á la Sammy. Which in this case means I used fresh peas (actually beans, I think, but not Phaseolus) that were much nicer than canned, mixed wild rice in with the brown rice, and added thin-sliced onions and ham to the collards.*

Yummy!

* I admit it; I ran out of steam, so no cornbread…. I trust this won’t compromise our luck in 2009….